[IPython-dev] Launchpad?

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 14:24:57 EST 2008

On Feb 8, 2008 12:00 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> Disclaimer:  I have little experience with distributed version control
> and thus am not qualified to comment on the relative strengths and
> weaknesses of bsr and hg.
> WIth that said, Launchpad is extremely impressive.  Not only is it
> ready today, it would free all of us up from having to play part time
> sys-admin with trac/hg/etc (a role that I am sure Fernando would be
> glad to give up).  Even if we did have hg+trac fully setup today, the
> feature set, usability, maintainability of launchpad+bzr is still far
> better.
> As we move to a distributed model, it would still be useful to have a
> place for everyone to publish their branches - launchpad makes that
> easy.  It would be a huge pain if everyone had to setup their own web
> server to share their hg repos with everyone else.
> Summary - hg would have to be _way_ better than bzr for us not to
> consider using launchpad+bzr.

I'm open to anything, but I'm basically near-offline for 2 weeks now.
I still have net access but zero time, sorry.

I'll try to keep an eye on the discussion and feedback from others,
and in a couple of weeks we can make a decision, if that's OK with



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