Python Goes Mercurial

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 09:01:55 CEST 2009


On Mar 31, 6:25 pm, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <l... at geek-
central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
> <http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2009/03/python-adopts-the-mer...>
>
> So what were these "strong antipathies" towards Git, exactly?

Apparently Mercurial had it's own hate club, and the reaction on
python-dev was so severe GvR backtracked on his decision.

Trying to appease a least common denominator, he changed his mind and
Python is going with SCCS instead.


Carl Banks



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