[Numpy-discussion] Moving away from svn ?
Sat Jan 5 13:59:50 CST 2008
On Jan 5, 2008 8:15 PM, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Jan 5, 2008 12:08 PM, David M. Cooke <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> under the New extensions heading. See also
> Anyways, I'm just posting this as an FYI. It might be nice to expose
> this functionality to sage, if we haven't already.
Kirill (a sympy developer) has also sent patches for qrecord (record
for mercurial queues)
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