2023-09-01: Bill Anderson's(WLA) thoughts on the primary terms and aspects of having a working model of using Git and Github for collaborative writing. (note: these ideas are similar to those PK outlined in the minutes of Markdown and Git for Collaborative Writing, 2023-08-17)
Git: the software that keeps track of changes to text files in a collection called a repository.
Github: a centralized (cloud-based) system that stores repositories. These repositories can be shared by many people. Git and a system like Github allows documents to be shared and the changes made to them to be tracked and managed.
Using Git requires that
git software be installed on your local computer.
Using Github requires you to have an account and to establish credentials that authorize and authenticate using the remote repository.
2023-09-03(WLA): Git collaboration models: outline the conceptual models and work practices that support collaboration: