[Numpy-discussion] Can we freeze the subversion repository and move to github this week?

David david@silveregg.co...
Wed Sep 15 03:10:53 CDT 2010


On 09/15/2010 04:21 PM, Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 04:51:39PM -0700, Fernando Perez wrote:
>>> I've heard several people say that once they used git, they can't imagine going back to SVN.
>
>> As you were writing this, Min RK and I were discussing on IRC:
>
>> <minrk1>  there are so many people who provide patches on github, since
>> the process is so easy
>> <fperez>  I couldn't think of going back from git to svn now.
>
> While I find that git has its limitations (I have never made more user
> mistakes with data-loss consequences using git than with another VCS)

It is very difficult to actually lose data with git thanks to the 
reflog: 
http://www.gitready.com/intermediate/2009/02/09/reflog-your-safety-net.html

cheers,

David


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