Python Goes Mercurial

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Wed Apr 1 09:15:07 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 12:01 AM, Carl Banks <pavlovevidence at> wrote:
> On Mar 31, 6:25 pm, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <l... at geek-
> central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
>> <>
>> 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.

This is why I hate staying up late on March 31st...


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