[Sugar-devel] git problems (reprise)

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Wed Dec 29 01:03:13 EST 2010

On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 10:16:55PM -0500, Art Hunkins wrote:
> My sources of gitorious info were: the Activity Team/Git FAQ, the
> Activity Team /Git Tutorial, and Importing your project from OLPC.
> I found the material disorganized, unnecessarily abstruse and
> technical, and not at all user-friendly (at least for the beginner).

I agree.  As I used it, I learned to use other sources of guidance
instead.  The material on sugarlabs.org and laptop.org presumes too much

> Take, for example, the Git Tutorial - which I expected to be the most
> helpful of the above: three-quarters of the material is nonessential,
> and the info on creating an account and SSH key are grossly
> inadequate. Furthermore, there is no treatment of anything but the git
> *init* procedure - nothing about creating a local depository through
> pulling from gitorious (my particular issue).

Taking your feedback into account, I've reworked the page.

Please review, comment, or edit accordingly.

James Cameron

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