Sharing Omnis Libraries on GitHub
“Anyone who wants their repos to be easily found can for that repo, make
their changes, and then submit a pull request to the maintainer of the meta
repo.” should read “Anyone who wants their repos to be easily found can
FORK that repo, make their changes, and then submit a pull request to the
maintainer of the meta repo.
On Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 6:42 PM, Clifford Ilkay <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> Someone, maybe you, should have a meta page kept in a GitHub repo that
> lists the various repos that people have shared. Anyone who wants their
> repos to be easily found can for that repo, make their changes, and then
> submit a pull request to the maintainer of the meta repo. The owner of the
> meta repo can then merge the pull requests if appropriate.
> Once you have something like that, submit it to the Awesome list < > github.com/sindresorhus/awesome>, which itself is a meta list of
> Clifford Ilkay
> +1 647-778-8696 <(647)%20778-8696>
> On Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 3:24 PM, Alex Clay <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> At the Euromnis annual general meeting last week I volunteered to write a
>> step-by-step guide for how to share Omnis libraries on GitHub. I’m pleased
>> to announce that guide is available here:
>> omnis.ci/guides/sharing-omnis-libraries-on-github.html < >> omnis.ci/guides/sharing-omnis-libraries-on-github.html>
>> I wrote a blog post explaining why it’s important for us to share Omnis
>> code on GitHub, but if you want the TL;DR: version, we need several hundred
>> repositories that contain Omnis code in order to register Omnis as an
>> official language with GitHub. Hence, I hope the above guide will be
>> helpful to everyone in the pursuit of that goal.
>> If you want to read more, here is the post:
>> call-to-arms.html <omnis.ci/github/tutori
>> I’d also like to give a huge thank you to Henk Noppe for writing a second
>> guide on how to contribute to an Omnis library that’s hosted on GitHub, and
>> to Christoph Schwerdtner for beta-testing the guide. You can find Henk’s
>> guide here:
>> omnis.ci/guides/contribute-to-omnis-libraries.html < >> omnis.ci/guides/contribute-to-omnis-libraries.html>
>> As a starting metric, there are 2,986 files with a .omh extension and a
>> 1,338 with a .lbs extension on GitHub as of this writing. Not all of these
>> are Omnis code, but I’ll report back periodically with how we’re doing in
>> raising these numbers.
>> If anyone needs help sharing their library on GitHub, I’m happy to
>> provide it either on this list, or via direct email.
>> Thank you in advance for sharing your code!
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