[OT] From svn to something else?

Hans Georg Schaathun hg at schaathun.net
Fri Apr 29 19:01:57 CEST 2011

On Fri, 29 Apr 2011 06:50:52 -0500, Tim Chase
  <python.list at tim.thechases.com> wrote:
:  I'd say that one of the things SVN has going for it is that it's 
:  the lingua-franca of VCSes, so just about everything (especially 
:  the 3 big names mentioned in this thread: hg, bzr, git) can talk 
:  to svn pretty uneventfully.  As a matter of fact, last I checked, 
:  Django is hosted in SVN, but most of the developers use DVCS 
:  tools to check in/out from the main repository to their own local 
:  hg/bzr/git repos, do their work locally (with the option to work 
:  offline, branch/merge easily, etc), and then push changesets back 
:  up when they have a patch they're happy with.

I am not sure I get the implications right.  Are you suggesting that
I could keep my svn server, switch to a DVCS client, and reap the

:-- Hans Georg

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