Re: Distributed SCM in Gnome (Was: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?))

On 9/16/07, Mikael Hallendal <micke imendio com> wrote:
> 16 sep 2007 kl. 04.40 skrev Curtis Hovey:
> > On Sat, 2007-09-15 at 21:44 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> >> On Sun, 2007-09-16 at 01:10 +0200, Ali Sabil wrote:
> >>   - Keith Packard did a fairly extensive research of which DSCM
> >> system
> >> to use for xorg and other fd.o projects, from a storage robustness /
> >> performance point of view, and he wrote this excellent piece:
> >>
> >>
> >
> > This document is a year old; projects that are under heavy development
> > like Bazaar are misrepresented. For instance bzr has changed it's
> > repository format, and is much faster that it was a year ago.
> In fairness, so is Git. It's perceived complexity is to a large part
> based on people trying it out a long time ago while it is as well
> being developed and higher level abstractions are added.

Yes to be fair Git evolved a lot during those two last years, but even
with all the changes and improvement git received, it is still hard to
use, I gave it a try 3 months ago (with 1.5.x), usability wise it is
far far behind bzr at least, but it looked also far behind Mercurial.



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