[Python-ideas] Using only patches for pulling changes in hg.python.org

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jul 6 02:15:17 CEST 2010

On Tue, 6 Jul 2010 06:41:19 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although, as with the CVS to SVN transmissions, the workflows of
> committers will likely change over time as we become more adept at
> exploiting the more powerful tool.
> I liked Joel Spolsky's observation that in moving from a centralised
> VCS to a distributed VCS, the key idea to wrap your head around is the
> shift from managing file (and repository) revisions to coherent
> changesets.

I suspect Spolsky has skipped on SVN then, because SVN already allows
for coherent changesets (that's how we use it most of the time anyway).



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