[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #1103: Add WordPress Git & GitHub mirror docs to https://wordpress.org/download/

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#1103: Add WordPress Git & GitHub mirror docs to https://wordpress.org/download/
 Reporter:  netweb                      |       Owner:  iandunn
     Type:  enhancement                 |      Status:  reopened
 Priority:  low                         |   Milestone:
Component:  General                     |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  needs-patch good-first-bug  |

Comment (by iandunn):

 Replying to [comment:23 coreymckrill]:
 > It links to the SVN repo, not in a new tab. I included it because in the
 previous iteration the SVN URL was a link instead of copiable text. I
 would be fine removing it, but I do think it's useful to show people that
 they can look through the repo on their browser rather than having to do a

 I agree that's a useful feature. I think Trac offers a better online-
 browsing experience, though (syntax highlighting, AJAX folder expanding,

 Just linking to Trac could confuse some people, though, since the
 distinction between `core.svn` and `core.trac` needs explaining.

 I wonder if something like this would be good?

 > The built WordPress source [...] can be
 [https://core.trac.wordpress.org/browser/trunk/src/ browsed online], or
 checked out locally:
 > Subversion: `https://core.svn.wordpress.org/`
 > Git mirror: `git://core.git.wordpress.org/`


 > In this case, I would probably prefer to leave them as just the URLs for
 simplicity. People who want to know what the repo URLs are need to have a
 basic level of understanding about SVN/Git in order to do anything with
 them anyway, so they should know which commands to use.

 Works for me.

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/1103#comment:24>
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