[Numpy-discussion] Moving away from svn ?

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Sat Jan 5 13:59:50 CST 2008


On Jan 5, 2008 8:15 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 5, 2008 12:08 PM, David M. Cooke <cookedm@physics.mcmaster.ca> wrote:
> > On Jan 4, 2008, at 13:58 , Fernando Perez wrote:
> >
> > > My vote so far is for hg, for performance reasons but also partly
> > > because sage and sympy already use it, two projects I'm likely to
> > > interact a lot with and that are squarely in line with the
> > > ipython/numpy/scipy/matplotlib world.  Since they went first and made
> > > the choice, I'm happy to let that be a factor in my decision.  I'd
> > > rather use a tool that others in the same community are also using,
> > > especially when the choice is a sound one on technical merit alone.
> > >
> > > Just my 1e-2...
> >
> >
> > +1 on mercurial. It's what I use these days (previously, I used darcs,
> > which I still like for its patch-handling semantics, but its
> > dependence on Haskell, and the dreaded exponential-time merge are a
> > bit of a pain).
>
> Regarding the 'record' capapbilities of darcs which were indeed very
> nice, here's something that was recently mentioned on the sage list:
>
> """
> I noticed that Mercurial 0.9.5 has a "record" extension that mimics the
> darcs record functionality of interactively asking what changes you want
> to commit out of a file.  I know there was discussion of this a while ago.
>
> Reference:
>
> http://www.selenic.com/pipermail/mercurial/2007-October/015150.html
> under the New extensions heading.  See also
> http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/RecordExtension
>
> Anyways, I'm just posting this as an FYI.  It might be nice to expose
> this functionality to sage, if we haven't already.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jason
> """

Kirill (a sympy developer) has also sent patches for qrecord (record
for mercurial queues)

http://www.selenic.com/pipermail/mercurial-devel/2007-December/003953.html

Ondrej


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