Unified Botball Project Repository

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It would be great if we had a Botball project repository, where developers of various Botball tools, projects, etc.. could commit their code to if they wished. That way, someone could pull everything from the repository, improve it, etc... Without having to be a developer on every single project. I would recommend sourceforge, github, or maybe even a git repository hosted at KIPR.

What do you guys think?

Braden (Beta) McDorman

"When you do things right, people won't know you've done anything at all."

Jeremy Rand
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(I talked to Braden about this earlier today; I will try to summarize from memory what I said to him.)

I think that individual project authors should have control over who hosts their code (SourceForge, Google Code, Assembla, GitHub, etc.), what software is used (SVN, Git, or whatever else people might want to use), and who has write access to the code. Having an official repository would detract from that goal. However, if you'd like to tag your User Articles as linking to example code, that would be an easy way for people to find all of the example code referenced here on the Botball Community. I have done this for the CBC hacking paper, and plan to do so for any additional code I post here.

-Jeremy Rand
Senior Programmer, Team SNARC (2012-2013), Norman Advanced (2010-2011), Norman HS (2008-2009), Norman North (2005-2007), Whittier MS (2003-2004)
2012-2013 VP of Tech, 2011 President, Botball YAC (2009-2013)
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