[IPython-dev] What do we do about repository formats???

Hans Meine hans_meine@gmx....
Fri Feb 12 05:12:22 CST 2010

On Friday 12 February 2010 11:37:31 you wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 10:31:57AM +0100, Hans Meine wrote:
> > On Thursday 11 February 2010 21:27:28 Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> > > [...] Not so with hg, people can basically  use it
> > > after they understand dvcs in general.
> > >
> > > I also like the fact that it's trivial to put up a "hg serve" session
> > > for quick collaborative hacking, and that you get time based "simple"
> > > revision numbers instead of relying only on hashes.
> >
> > OK, my 2 cents:
> And mine...
> I use heavily only bzr, and I see its limitations. I agree with Hans that
> its main strength is nowadays Launchpad, although that fact that it is
> easy to get going under Windows is a pro too.

I haven't had problems with hg's windows installer either.  Or are you talking 
about TortoiseHg?  AFAIK, that's also well-maintained and rapidly improving, 
but I don't have much experience with it (at least not on Windows *).


* Yes, contrary to my former belief, TortoiseHg can be used on Linux, too (for 
example as a convenient commit GUI).

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