[pmwiki-users] Sourceforge project for cookbook recipes?

Martin Fick fick at fgm.com
Mon Sep 26 15:06:15 CDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 26, 2005 at 02:57:00PM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 25, 2005 at 06:47:53PM +0200, chr at home.se wrote:
> > What do people on this list think about starting a sourceforge project for
> > cookbook recipes?  I think the pmwiki engine should be kept in its own
> > project, but normal recipes could be added to this project (called
> > pmwiki-recipes or pmwiki-cookbook) on a strictly voluntary basis.
> I don't think we need a separate sourceforge project for this --
> I can easily create a pmwiki-recipes module within the existing
> pmwiki sourceforge project for this.
> However, I don't like the idea that recipes might live in two different
> locations (some in cvs, some in the Cookbook uploads directory) --
> I tihnk that just means more synchronization and overhead, not less.  
> And I'm definitely not a fan of saying that someone has to know CVS 
> (and be a committer) before they can contribute a recipe.
> All that said, if there are enough people who want to use CVS
> or subversion as an additional place to store/manage recipes, I'll
> see about setting up the repository for it.  But to continue
> to make things accessible to new wiki administrators, I think we
> should continue to publish .tgz and/or .zip packages for download
> directly from the recipe pages, and cannot rely on them having 
> (or being comfortable with) a cvs or subversion client.

I think the current model is pretty good but I do think that
some form of version control for uploads would help
recipes.  Or shoudl this simply be dealt with by convention
-> name all uploaded recipe files with a  version in them: 


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