Re: Git not for docs? was: Re: How do you use VMs?

Subject: Re: Git not for docs? was: Re: How do you use VMs?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2016 16:00:31 -0700

Dropbox is purely for backup and versioning. Any of the structural reuse
would need to be handled by the application. My comparison is purely
because of Julie's need for binary file versioning.

-Tony


On Friday, 5 August 2016, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:

> Does Dropbox have branching and topic reuse across branches?
>
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 12:29 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > The strength of git is lost when using binary files. Dropbox and regular
> > backups would be a lot better. Besides that, if the docs and code are
> > technically separate projects, then they should be in separate repos.
> >
> > However, if the docs use files from the code then you can always create a
> > branch of the main line to work on, and merge back before release. Then
> > your doc changes can be prioritized when you merge back.
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