On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:50 AM, Peter Rice <pmr@ebi.ac.uk> wrote:
James Casbon wrote:
> At the moment, the main repo is maintained by the galaxy team, and
> that is fine and makes sense.  However, I'm sure there is a lot of
> duplicated work between the users when adding other tools in.  For
> example, there was a conversation the other day about adding in awk.
> Someone had already done this, so the best idea would be if I could
> pull in that definition and enable it with minimum effort.   I have
> already added tools (exonerate, restriction mapper, etc, etc) that may
> be of use to other people.   Not sure the best way to go about this,
> but if my understanding of mercurial is right, we can simply offer
> another repo for people to pull changes from.

Would a wiki-like environment be an alternative way?  People could then host the actual code as they see fit and supply download instructions.  If a group wants to collaborate, they can open their VCS of choice to the respective collaborators.