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I have started to write a customise function, that encapsulates a bunch of actions that make my daily work easier.

A few questions about sharing the function with the community:

  • What would be the best way to share the function with the rest of the community?

    1) Simply publish the code on a blog with the instructions to save it to a file, in a certain location?

    2) Create a package and publish it in a ppa?

P.S. the code is in shell script.

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:) thanks. Although I am a software engineer and code all day long, the need of testing and reviewing always seems to slip my mind :). You can go ahead and make your comment an official answer. – bioShark Feb 4 '13 at 23:41
OK, yea having your code tested / debugged is a nice touch. – bodhi.zazen Feb 4 '13 at 23:46
If you have a dotfiles project in github, I would post them in a project alongside them. – Kevin Bowen Feb 4 '13 at 23:51
@maggotbrain I prefer to host my projects on Gitorious rather then Github because it uses Free Software. Wiki extract: Gitorious is open source and freely available for download and personal use, whereas GitHub is closed-source. – bioShark Feb 5 '13 at 0:03
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Personally I would post in in a blog, ask friends to review the script, and once it has been tested a bit / debugged / reviewed, assuming there is sufficient interest, sure you can package it in a ppa.

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