[torqueusers] [torquedev] Proposed Migration to GitHub

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Sat Dec 1 11:45:24 MST 2012

+1, Just a question are the maui source still available with svn or also available at github?

On 30 nov. 2012, at 22:54, David Beer <dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>

> All,
> We have been evaluating options for better coordinating our development efforts with the community, and we're very interested in migrating the TORQUE project to github. Github is a website for hosting open source projects and coordinating efforts in the open source community. Feel free to look around and check what the website offers - its essentially an integration of hosting the project and tracking the issues in the project, along with many 'social' tools designed to help coordinate efforts, such as following a developer or a project. 
> The big caveat to this is that changing to github would discontinue use of subversion and switch us to git. (FYI: Discontinue means no new check-ins, not downing the server) There are many websites that document the advantages of using git vs. using subversion, but for those that are unfamiliar with it there aren't always 1-to-1 switches for commands. However, for the most common things that our community members do - checking out and creating diffs - it works pretty much the same way.
> What are your thoughts on this switch? We believe that this switch will greatly benefit the community. 
> -- 
> David Beer | Senior Software Engineer
> Adaptive Computing
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Bas van der Vlies           
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SARA - Academic Computing Services , Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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