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Dealing with rejection in git, resetting your master to theirs and starting over

Jul 03 2010No Comments by justin

You haven't really started using git until you've gotten your first patch rejected. Due to the nature of git, merging is easier, but rejection is harder. Well if I was using branches it wouldn't be that big of a deal, but thats besides the point. You see I developed a love/hate relationship with a wonderful NoSQL database called MongoDB, that led me to contribute patches to it. I loved it because its awesome for a few specific tasks I need to do, but found its windows support a little lacking. …

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Github, because software kittens should be cloned, not adopted

Nov 05 2009No Comments by justin

This is a tale of two open source software projects. However, unlike two certain European cities, there fates are not particularly intertwined, and there is little greatness about their history. The projects are mqmanager, and console. Mqmanager is a tool for managing MSMQs written in .NET. Console is a multi-tabbed wrapper around cmd.exe. Both projects are hosted on sourceforge. Neither project is terribly popular, although console is more so than mqmanager. The difference is in the SCM or …

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