[Python-Dev] Source control tools

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jun 12 23:46:25 CEST 2006

On 6/12/06, Thomas Wouters <thomas at python.org> wrote:
> [*] Short? This whole mail was short! I can talk for hours about the benefit
> of proper branches and what kind of stuff is easier, better and more
> efficient with them. I can draw huge ASCII diagrams explaining the
> fundamental difference between CVS/SVN,
> BitKeeper/Arch/Darcs/Bazaar-NG/Mercurial and Monotone (yes,
> that's three groups), and I have powerpoint(!) sheets I used to give a
> presentation about how and why BitKeeper works at work. It's probably a bit
> off-topic here, though, so don't tempt me ;P

Will you be at EuroPython? This might be a good OpenSpace topic if you
haven't already secured your speaking slot. It so happens that I saw a
talk about Mercurial at last week's baypiggies meeting and the author
claimed that it's as fast as Git.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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