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Re: Auto host git branch with applied patch? 10 days ago

From Miles Rout to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-discuss

On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 03:07:31PM +0300, Greg V wrote:
> A nice benefit of the GitHub style fork & pull request workflow is that a
> git repo with the proposed patch is hosted publicly and can be used in
> package managers as a temporary override while the patch is not merged yet,

You push the code to a repository and then you use that repository as
the basis for a pull request.  But the code being available somewhere is
a function of the first part of that, not the second.  You created a
publicly available clone of the original repository that contains your
patched tree.  You can push your changes to a publicly accessible place
(GitHub, Sourcehut, a simple self-hosted git repository on your web
server, etc.) regardless of the method you use to notify the original
author of your patch.

Re: Supporting user groups/organizations on SourceHut 5 months ago

From Miles Rout to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-discuss

On Sat, Feb 15, 2020 at 10:26:42PM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
> Right.  But it has that established meaning in people's minds so could
> cause confusion.  "Wait a minute, don't pluses in e-mails mean that part
> isn't really part of the address?"

This is much less likely to be the case when the plus is at the
beginning and what comes after is obviously meaningful.  What's more,
anyone familiar with the 'pluses in email addresses' convention is a
power user.  Power users should be able to learn new things and apply
critical thinking.