pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Nov 18 05:26:55 UTC 2011
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 9:14 PM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org>wrote:
> On 17 November 2011 09:52, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > I have widened this out to openblio-dev.
> > Yesterday Mark, Jim, Ed Chamberlain and me attended the openbiblio skype
> > (http://openbiblio.okfnpad.org/catchup? ) and one of the ideas that
> came up
> > was of using GitHub as a way of managing BibSoups. The idea is, I think,
> > that each BibSoup has a Bibserver (probably running in a cloud somewhere)
> > and that the raw content of the BibSoup is managed by Github. I include
> > last mail below for more detail.
> I think you can do a find and replace throughout your text of github
> with git :-) Mostly you seem to be talking about versioned storage for
> material / data. (Or is there something specific to github?).
Thanks to everyone contributing - *I* at least am becoming educated!
I took the idea from the article:
which implied to me that Github had support for social infrastructure as
will as simply code versioning. I *haven't* used Github myself and didn't
realise it was a walled garden - if so I am seriously disillusioned, though
possibly there are better alternatives.
It may be that Marcio von Muhlen <http://marciovm.com/>'s ideas of Github
are flawed - if so please tell me where - or has he got the germs of an
BTW this shows the value of discussing things on open lists. Flawed or good
ideas get reviewed very quickly
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
CB2 1EW, UK
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