On Dec 14, 2007, at 11:37 AM, Rick DeNatale wrote:

> On 12/14/07, Phrogz <phrogz / mac.com> wrote:
>> On Dec 14, 8:30 am, John Joyce <dangerwillrobinsondan... / gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> question about this quiz:
>>> How do you prevent or at least reign in the splintering/forking of
>>> code and likely duplication of efforts here?
>>> As with so many quizzes, I'm going to sit and watch the ping pong
>>> battle royale. I don't know much  about binary trees or other such
>>> data structures...
>>
>> Obviously we need to create a tree simply to track to the bifurcating
>> responses :)
>
> I'm afraid that mail is going to be a terrible way to do this.
>
> Something like subversion would work much better.  Your commit would
> either succeed or you'd know that you had to reset and respond to
> someone who beat you to it instead.

I also considered using Subversion over email.  The decision here was  
much closer than the forking issue, but in the end I selected email  
for various reasons.  I'm not sure if that was the best choice or not  
though.

James Edward Gray II