[Mono-dev] The new world of Git -- what else can we change :-)

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Wed Jul 28 11:35:59 EDT 2010

On 2010-07-28, at 10:52 AM, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> In general I like the idea of cleaning this up a little bit, perhaps the idea of tags that was brought up on the list would allow us to keep the history in some form, while keeping branches useful.
> * Real release branches, these have value in that we can determine what we shipped when.   The older the release, the lesser the value.
> * Work branches for code that was eventually merged: I could not find a single branch of these that was worth keeping around (C5, SAVANNAH_CVS, NUNIT, XIMIAN, anonymous-methods*, atsushi*, dick*, jb*, martin*, messaging*, mwf*, post*, sports-model, vargaz*)
> * Customer or specific port branches (mainsoft*, wii)

If we go thru this cleanup process; what would happen with product based branches like monotouch?  We could move it to a fork and keep the branch there, or keep it in mainline.  I dont have an opinion either way.


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