[Sugar-devel] Activities added to GithHub
tony_anderson at usa.net
Sat Apr 22 22:03:14 EDT 2017
Every version on ASLO (download.sugarlabs.org) is included as a separate
commit in increasing order by version number. There was no 'wholesale
removal of git history'. Since the source is ASLO, everything is still
available, nothing has been removed.
I really would appreciate guidance on filling out the repository.
On 04/23/2017 09:24 AM, Walter Bender wrote:
> I can not speak for every contributor, but there is a lot more to
> contributing to a project than the end result. Many contributors take
> pride in their contributions and these days, one's GitHub
> contributions have value in the job market. A wholesale removal of the
> git history by Sugar Labs does not send a very welcoming message to
> past or future contributors. On a more mundane level, the lack of
> history means as a developer I have no way of knowing whom to ask for
> On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:17 PM, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net
> <mailto:tony_anderson at usa.net>> wrote:
> The process for installing repositories requires that the target
> repository be empty.
> I would appreciate someone who could itemize what needs to be in a
> repository such as the license, .gitignore, README.md, and so on.
> Much of that can probably be done by a script using the
> information available from ASLO.
> My sense is that PRs are appropriate for changes to an activities
> functions (such as a port to gtk3) but not for housekeeping.
> On 04/23/2017 07:27 AM, Love Mehta wrote:
>> There are many activities lacking a description at
>> https://github.com/sugar-activities/ and it is hard to know the
>> name and purpose of the activity specially in the web activities
>> where one has to open the index.html file. I think we should add
>> the descriptions from https://activities.sugarlabs.org for each
>> activity to the readme markdown file. I thought of doing this but
>> this will lead to a large number of pull requests. Should I go
>> ahead with it?
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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