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Re: [lwip-devel] Mercurial... or GIT

From: Alain M.
Subject: Re: [lwip-devel] Mercurial... or GIT
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 16:15:10 -0200
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my 2c on the subject, answering many messages:

David Woodhouse escreveu:
You managed to resist the temptation to convert to Subversion and any of
the horde of other pointless version control systems. I'm sure you can
manage to resist Mercurial too. :)

I so too :)

Simon Kallweit escreveu:
> The real gain with mercurial is that local branching is really easy.
> If you implement a new feature, just create a new branch. [...]

Isn't that the cas with GIT too?

David Woodhouse escreveu:
> Same as CVS really. Life's too short to go learning every new version
> control system, especially given that people seem to invent new ones
> so often.

I agree. Here cames my strong argument AGAINST mercurial: it look from here that it just one more VC (remember bazaar?). there might be tools to migrate TO Mercurial, but certainly not FROM it...

> Git does the job, well. It took a while to get Windows support, but > > even that's been present for quite a while now. Why bother with
> anything different?

I agree 100%

I even would say: why bother with anything different from GIT?


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