[Python-Dev] DVCS PEP update

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Nov 7 00:00:57 CET 2008

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 14:52, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
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> On Nov 6, 2008, at 5:43 PM, Brett Cannon wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 06:23, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
>>> Brett Cannon wrote:
>>>> I have emailed some people who have shown allegiance to a specific
>>>> DVCS to seeif they are willing to fill in the usage scenarios for me
>>>> along with converting the dev FAQ so that we all have a clear way to
>>>> learn how to use the things. If any of the people I emailed turn down
>>>> being the leader fo ra specific DVCS I will email here looking for
>>>> volunteers.
>>> Hey Brett!
>>> I'm missing a few points in your use case list:
>>> * Does the DVCS handle merges over file reneames, directory renames
>>> and file moves to another directory?
>> I consider that a perk feature.
> OTOH, the lack of this is one of the things that piss me of most about
> subversion.  It's really nice when you're in charge of your tool rather than
> the other way 'round!

I'm not saying it wouldn't be very nice to have, just I am as of this
moment not going to toss a tool out the door because it doesn't do it
better than svn.


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