[RNLD] Git for file managment.

John Mansfield jbmansfield at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 16:57:02 EDT 2017

I think its a good solution technically, and the main challenge is getting
collaborators on-board.

On 25 Jul 2017 7:11 pm, "Hugh Paterson" <hugh_paterson at sil.org> wrote:

> Has anyone used git to manage files while doing language documentation?
> Perhaps using git's LFS feature. We have a lot of files moving across a
> network of computers as we acomplish various tasks in various workflows.
> It would be helpful to manage diffs on these files. Annotated tiers in .eaf
> files, praat text grids, etc. Has anyone any pointers on this? Did they use
> one large repo or divide the project into several repos - perhaps based on
> recording sessions. Or has anyone used the git module/ tree feature? One
> advantage of git is the git blame, another is the rollback feature. I am
> hoping to use the git diff feature to check for updated sections of files.
> all the best,
> - Hugh Paterson III
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