clarification on git, central repositories and commit access lists

Adam Treat treat at
Wed Aug 22 08:13:59 BST 2007

On Wednesday 22 August 2007, Zack Rusin wrote:
> I don't want to comment on this thread, especially given my huge bias (i
> love Git), but
> On Wednesday 22 August 2007 02:50:44 am Adam Treat wrote:
> > That is what a number of developers are doing right now in webkit.  It
> > seems to be working very well.
> is not true at all. People are willing to bare with it because they really

Well, it is working in the sense that we can use git without disrupting things 
for those who wish to continue working with svn.  No, it isn't optimal for 
those who wish to completely convert to using git, but it is better than no 
git at all I guess.

> The thing that drives me absolutely bonkers is the flat history. You have
> this amazing tool that lets you work in branches and then merge them in and
> you push your changes to something that removes that information.
> Brilliant. Information loss is not high on the list of the things I want
> from my central repo.
> z

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