[OT] Comparing VCS tools
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Apr 27 08:51:52 CEST 2011
Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
> Tim Chase <python.list at tim.thechases.com> writes:
> > Mercurial (hg)
> > ==============
> > Cons:
> > - no biggies that I've found
> - (Anecdotal) Merge algorithm sometimes fails catastrophically.
I'm going to retract this one point. Merging is not as clear as in
Bazaar, but not enough to count against Mercurial – and certainly not
> - Merged revisions aren't hidden, leading users to alter history.
This still stands as a point against Mercurial (and against Git).
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