Git repo law #1: save the time of the puller

Apologies to Ranganathan. Say you have a Git repository you want to publish, and you’ve set up a Gitweb for it at http://git.example.com/?p=myrepo.git;a=summary.  So far, so good: others can browse your commits and download packages and tarballs.  Suppose you’ve also configured git-daemon(1) to publish the repo using the Git protocol.  Great!  Now suppose you’ve told […]

Code4Lib 2008 lightning talk – Git and distributed cataloging

Last  Wednesday I gave a lightning talk at Code4LibCon on some musings about Git qua distributed version control system and ideas for distributed cataloging. Check out my slides. Slides from the other lightning talks are being posted here. Be sure to check out Andy Mullen’s presentation when his slides and the video are posted — […]