[IPython-dev] Launchpad?

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Fri Feb 8 19:28:10 EST 2008

On Feb 9, 2008 12:52 AM, Glenn Tarbox, PhD <glenn at tarbox.org> wrote:
> I've been a lurker for a little while now... have done some IPython hacking,
> but definitely "get it"
> On the subject of this thread, Launchpad / bzr.  I was concerned when I saw
> IPython1 embrace hg.  While git has its warts (the most glaring being its
> horrendous documentation), I'd make the unsupportable claim that its
> technically superior to the alternatives...
> But, technical issues aside...  Git is gonna win.  At the end of the day,
> git is going to have a much higher adoption rate and will be a better engine
> on which to progress...  more tools, more conversion utilities, much bigger
> community, etc.  Its momentum and superior technical core will help overcome
> its early documentation / porcelain problems.

I completely agree, that one should either choose git, or the second
most adopted VCS (which imho is hg?). But I think the people that
actually do any coding should choose this, not me, who is just


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