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Re: [Tinycc-devel] Newer tinycc repository?

From: Joshua Phillips
Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] Newer tinycc repository?
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 10:26:59 +0100
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The great thing about Mercurial, or any decentralized system, is that you 
don't have to "start another repository" - you can use the existing 
repository and host it. Changes can be moved seamlessly between all copies of 
the repository.

On Saturday 27 October 2007 09:32:12 KHMan wrote:
> [sorry if this is sent twice, I'm in between switching e-mails]
> Sanghyeon Seo wrote:
> > 2007/10/27, Kein-Hong Man <address@hidden>:
> >> Speaking as a lurker... Now that Mercurial isn't a do-or-die
> >> requirement on the part of the maintainer, is it possible that the
> >> tcc community go back to the official repository? David Wheeler
> >> already has access to it. Lots of CVS/SVN users still get by...
> >
> > What's wrong with Mercurial?
> The official repository is not Mercurial, I believe. There is no
> reason to continue with another "fork" now, is there? Given a
> choice of (1) starting another Mercurial repository of tcc or (2)
> working with the official repository and aim for a 0.9.24 release,
> as a fairly neutral bystander, I definitely prefer to see the
> latter. It will also make the work of all the package maintainers
> easier, no more ambiguity.
> The bigger issue is not which repository to use, it is for someone
> experienced to step up to lead and move the project forward and
> stick to it for some time. Since tcc itself does not have any
> religious issues to stop it from becoming a single entity again,
> an inclusive stance would be nice. The lowest common denominator
> is probably not sexy for some people, but it provides the lowest
> barrier to participation.

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