That'll do.

Nao

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That'll do.
« on January 21st, 2014, 04:08 PM »
And here it is. I wanted to postpone it even more... But you don't deserve it. If anything goes wrong, I'll deserve it. In the meantime, please enjoy this; some of you have been waiting over three years for this moment.

https://github.com/Wedge/wedge

Read the README for instructions.
I will attempt to release a public alpha once I get some feedback confirming that everything's working all right.

https://github.com/Wedge/plugins

This is the official plugin repository. Most of these were written by Pete, John and Shitiz. The current license for them is the Wedge license; eventually, though, my goal is to make it clear which plugins are under more permissive licenses. Perhaps I'll even be able to make them all MIT, or something. If you write a plugin and don't want to share it under the MIT license, you can always push it elsewhere.

https://github.com/Wedge/languages

This one isn't a new repo, I introduced it recently on this blog, but what's new is that all of its files are now governed by the MIT license.

Lastly, if you're planning to make the switch to Wedge from an active SMF forum, please remember this:
  • There is currently no 'proper' importer available. Pandos confirmed to me that the official importer is broken, so I'll look into it ASAP.
  • Said official importer will be pushed to the Wedge/tools repo (or its own repo) when available. I'm planning to have it around by next weekend at the latest.
  • If Thorsten looks into it before I do (I know he loves this kind of thing), then he may fix the importer before I do. See? A programmer's logic is no more complex than yours.
  • It's still an alpha, even three years in. Meaning nothing is set in stone, and if a change I make breaks your forum, you can't complain to me. And if it makes it better, then you can't complain either. That was the whole point, after all.
Now, please allow me for a short break, before I jump into new adventures with you all.



Re: That'll do.
« Reply #32, on February 1st, 2014, 11:56 PM »
Yes ema, no kidding! :P
And, it's only the beginning! All of this for zero bucks! Long live free software... :angel:
Quote from Maxx on January 30th, 2014, 08:08 PM
I don't even know if you and the guys had a chance to even take a break?
Well, I haven't played a video game in over a year I think, and I've got a large backlog of games I'd like to play with at some point. The last games I managed to finish (at least 90%) were Skyrim and Kingdoms of Amalur, to give you an idea...

Apart from that, the only games I get to play are Spider Solitaire on my PC, and Classic Words on Android. I can only do casual because I just don't have the time.



Oh, re: this topic.
I've added a 'skins' repo on github. Do what you want with it!

Also, I'm hereby announcing that the BitBucket mirrors for all Wedge repositories are now retired.
The reasons?
- Nobody really bothered with them, including me.
- Everybody who's over there is also on github, and all the activity is taking place here. I didn't want to force github onto anyone, so it looks like it was an unneeded precaution.
- As much as I prefer the BitBucket design, they also have bugs, they're not responsive (for mobile), and they lack all of these nice little stat pages.
- It's kind of annoying that even on a public repo, you can't have more than a few collaborators... And if you add more, you get an even more annoying permanent popup asking you to upgrade.
- Pushing to two repos at the same time takes twice longer. Just do the math. It's only a few extra seconds, but I don't see the point in spending them, when github is obviously enough for millions of developers.

I wish all the luck in the world to BitBucket, because they'll need it. They offer good service, but the developer world seems to have chosen their champion, and I can't for the life of me afford not to be on github.

Re: That'll do.
« Reply #33, on February 2nd, 2014, 07:51 PM »
Nao thanks I got the Skins.zip from git and will try to find my way around them, picked up the plug-in zip also, must read up on these also before install ! :) and hope you get some time to self soon ... again -Thanks!

regards,
maxx