lcVCS in the LC Forums

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Fri Aug 14 07:48:02 CEST 2015


> On 14 Aug 2015, at 2:43 pm, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net> wrote:
> 
> I'm just saying that if the team is working on this now or plans to in the future while lcVCS development is going on then it's a wasted effort. I'm not saying that the team needs to telegraph their intentions every step of the way (although it would be nice to avoid BAF-style surprises), but I'm not the only one who's put a lot of work into projects that have been torpedoed by new items coming from the mothership that we didn't expect. However, I don't think the team takes user-level version control seriously enough to warrant this being a real problem.

I get the feeling that the team is hoping that someone comes up with a better idea than the complicated file formats that peter and I came up with and are prepared to wait for that. I think the platform would need to change drastically for anything that appeared clean on GitHub to work. BTW I just realised there’s absolutely nothing stopping us integrating an entire pull request and change review system into the IDE rather than use a web app for that it would probably make more sense to keep it in the IDE. GitHub API can manage pull requests so I assume bitbucket, gitlab etc apis can do so also.


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