[Sugar-devel] git problems (reprise)
nicestep at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 13:42:17 EST 2010
There is also a long chapter on Git in the "Make Your Own Sugar
Activities!" manual. I'd be interested in your opinion of that
On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 8:33 AM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 1:03 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>> 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.
> I made a few changes... the download file system is a bit different than you
> described. I also did a first pass at reworking the description of git on
> the Activity_Team ;page itself (incorporating Sascha's text and pointing
> people towards your tutorial.)
> Art, if you could add more clarity there, it may help the next person who
> comes along.
>> James Cameron
> Walter Bender
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