Following on from my previous post and discussions online, we arranged a Google Hangout to discuss things in more detail. I was joined by Dave Farley, Lars Kruse, Olve Maudal and Mike Long and you can watch the unedited video here:

I don’t think we reached any agreement and after the video ended Olve suggested that we meet again to focus on specific topics, in several sessions. Olve’s suggestions were (paraphrased by me):

  • pre/post-commit checks and their effect on feedback speed
  • benevolent dictator/trusted serf as a general model
  • even more about branching

If you’d like to see more, please Tweet with the hashtag #cdBranching indicating which (if any) you’d like to hear more about.