[plt-dev] VCS poll

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Feb 18 03:54:10 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:17 AM, Michael Sperber
<sperber at deinprogramm.de> wrote:
>> * On a scale of -10 to +10, how much do you want to switch to a
>>   distributed system?  (-10 => I really want to stay with svn;
>>   +10 => I really want to switch; 0 => don't care.)


>> * What are your preferences for a distributed system?

Mercurial, git

>> * On a scale of 0 to 10, how concrete+technical are your reasons for
>>   having the above preference?


I use git with github projects. The command line is confusing, the
documentation is poor, and the internal architecture, AFAIK, is a ball
of string. Basically everything Mike said. Git is faster and
apparently more flexible than Mercurial, though this additional
flexibility provides nothing I've ever wanted to use.

I have looked at Mercurial but haven't tried it out much.


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