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Re: Voting: do you want to move to git?


From: Krishna
Subject: Re: Voting: do you want to move to git?
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 19:59:52 +0530

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Thomas Davie <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>
> On 14 Feb 2012, at 13:48, David Chisnall wrote:
>
> > On 14 Feb 2012, at 13:46, Gregory Casamento wrote:
> >
> >> Keeping SVN is a mistake given what has been demonstrated by GNA's
> >> failure.   SVN gives us a single point of failure.   A DVCS would
> >> eliminate that problem.
> >
> > I'm not sure I fully agree with this.  The single point of failure exists 
> > in any system where w have an authoritative repository.  We could have an 
> > official git-svn mirror somewhere, or even a svn mirror using svncync that 
> > became the authoritative one when GNA was down if the only issue is being 
> > able to get at the code when gna is down.
>
> Just to throw an extra spanner in the discussion – darcs (the original DVCS) 
> [...]

Has anyone played with veracity[1]? Being the latest entry in the
world of DVCS, it seems to take the best ideas from the existing
systems. Fossil is awesome too!

[1] http://veracity-scm.com

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