[Chicago] GitHub & SpamBayes

Dan Krol orblivion at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 02:04:48 CET 2013

Sorry I forgot one thing - if they're using your code and find a bug,
or want a new feature. They can fork it and add it for themselves, and
then let you know with a pull request in case you want it too.

On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Dan Krol <orblivion at gmail.com> wrote:
> Presumably they're using your code in the first place, or are
> interested in your project in the first place, and want to get
> involved.
> If you're talking about putting more info on there so people know what
> your project is about, you can make a nice README.md using Markdown
> syntax.
> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 4:56 PM, Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>>> Will you get pull requests? Yes.
>> How?  What will motivate people to do figure out that SpamBayes needs
>> something if all they see is a blob of code in a Git repo?  That's
>> what I don't get.  If I could somehow get a note out to all
>> Windows-savvy Python developers on GitHub about SpamBayes' needs just
>> by simply moving the code base there, I suppose I *could* just sit
>> back and rake in the pull requests.  How does J. Random GitHub User
>> know anything even needs doing?  That's what I don't understand.
>> I should probably admit that I know nothing about GitHub other than
>> that it offers open source Git repos.
>> Skip
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