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Re: BitKeeper open-sourced
On Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 09:37:04AM -0500, David Young wrote:
> (resending to all)
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 08:40:21AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > We have moved a sub project (pkgsrc wip) to git, and that works pretty well
> > (at least from the feedback I saw, though git is a bit strange to anyone
> > who did not grow up with it - I still have to follow the cheat sheet
> > every time I do something there, and often get suprising error messages
> > and have to ask for help on chat).
> I think that what Martin is trying to say is that git has poor
> usability. :-) This has been my experience, too. I think head-to-head
> comparisons of "what it is like to operate git vs. hg vs. BK" may make
> the choice for developers much easier.
I agree that git is painful to use. You either learn exactly how it works
or you end up making a mess of your repo. I think that's why github is
so popular, it limits what you can do to the set of things that don't
break your repo.
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