Brian W. Fitzpatrick
fitz at red-bean.com
Tue Jul 19 10:58:23 CDT 2005
Oh CRAP. I sent this to the wrong list. Please disregard.
On Jul 19, 2005, at 5:30 PM, Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> Dudes. This rocks. Can we host the code and the svkbook on red-
> bean? Please?
> Docs! For svk! I mean, come on! :P)
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Michael Brouwer <michael at tlaloc.net>
>> Date: July 18, 2005 9:40:45 AM PDT
>> To: svnbook at red-bean.com
>> Cc: clkao at clkao.org
>> Subject: SVK Book
>> Ben, Brian, and C. Michael,
>> After some encouragement from Chia-liang Kao and an AIM
>> conversation with Brian, I've decided to start working on a book
>> for SVK. Just as SVK draws on much of Subversion itself, it made
>> sense that an SVK book would draw on the Subversion book.
>> So clkao set up a repository and I started off by with a copy of
>> r1550 of the Subversion book repository. Then I striped it down
>> to just the English version of the Subversion book and it's build
>> In the last few days or so I've completed about 25% of chapter 09
>> (the reference documentation). Some other people from the SVK
>> community have shown interest in helping take the book forward.
>> In the end I'm hoping that very little of the original Subversion
>> book's content will be left, since for those parts of the book
>> where the content would be identical to the Subversion book, it
>> makes more sense for us to refer to the Subversion book.
>> This email is both to inform you of what we are doing and to ask
>> you how you, as the original Subversion book authors wish to be
>> attributed in the new book, as well as what to do with regards to
>> the copyright information. Right now you three are still listed
>> as the primary authors, which since 95% of the book is unchanged
>> makes sense. But as the book progresses I'm hoping we will have
>> kept mostly only the structure and build system setup from the
>> original book.
>> Finally Brian and I toyed with the idea of possible hosting the
>> new book on red-bean and potentially as a branch of the current
>> subversion book in the same repository, or in it's own repository
>> (right now it's in svn://svn.clkao.org/svkbook). I'll let clkao
>> jump in here too since ultimately I don't really care where it
>> gets hosted at, as long as the SVK community gets a book to let
>> them use SVK.
>> Michael L.H. Brouwer
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