Fwd: SVK Book

Brian W. Fitzpatrick fitz at red-bean.com
Tue Jul 19 10:30:25 CDT 2005

Dudes.  This rocks.  Can we host the code and the svkbook on red- 
bean?  Please?

Docs!  For svk!  I mean, come on!  :P)


Begin forwarded message:
> From: Michael Brouwer <michael at tlaloc.net>
> Date: July 18, 2005 9:40:45 AM PDT
> To: svnbook at red-bean.com
> Cc: clkao at clkao.org
> Subject: SVK Book
> Ben, Brian, and C. Michael,
> After some encouragement from Chia-liang Kao and an AIM  
> conversation with Brian, I've decided to start working on a book  
> for SVK. Just as SVK draws on much of Subversion itself, it made  
> sense that an SVK book would draw on the Subversion book.
> So clkao set up a repository and I started off by with a copy of  
> r1550 of the Subversion book repository.  Then I striped it down to  
> just the English version of the Subversion book and it's build system.
> In the last few days or so I've completed about 25% of chapter 09  
> (the reference documentation).  Some other people from the SVK  
> community have shown interest in helping take the book forward.
> In the end I'm hoping that very little of the original Subversion  
> book's content will be left, since for those parts of the book  
> where the content would be identical to the Subversion book, it  
> makes more sense for us to refer to the Subversion book.
> This email is both to inform you of what we are doing and to ask  
> you how you, as the original Subversion book authors wish to be  
> attributed in the new book, as well as what to do with regards to  
> the copyright information.  Right now you three are still listed as  
> the primary authors, which since 95% of the book is unchanged makes  
> sense.  But as the book progresses I'm hoping we will have kept  
> mostly only the structure and build system setup from the original  
> book.
> Finally Brian and I toyed with the idea of possible hosting the new  
> book on red-bean and potentially as a branch of the current  
> subversion book in the same repository, or in it's own repository  
> (right now it's in svn://svn.clkao.org/svkbook).  I'll let clkao  
> jump in here too since ultimately I don't really care where it gets  
> hosted at, as long as the SVK community gets a book to let them use  
> SVK.
> Michael L.H. Brouwer

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