Python Goes Mercurial

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Apr 1 06:36:52 CEST 2009

Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
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> So what were these "strong antipathies" towards Git, exactly?

The relevant PEP is
To some Pythonic eyes, the git command syntax in the examples given is 
less graceful.

Another thing mentioned in the py-dev thread.  Git apparently allows 
'changing history' by changing the underlying directed acyclic graph. 
Some like that, some do not.  (I do not completely understand this, but 
you asked...)


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