Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Mercurial?
From: Bruno Santos (bsantos_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-19 14:46:01
On 19/03/2012, at 18:24, Sergiu Dotenco wrote:
> On 3/19/2012 6:15 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> on Mon Mar 19 2012, Daryle Walker <darylew-AT-hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> Git has a competitor called Mercurial? If we're moving to a
>>> Distributed-VCS, should we go to Mercurial instead of Git?
>> IMO, no. There are several reasons, but the main one is that Git is
>> winning in the marketplace.
> What reasons exactly? "Git is the most powerful versioning system
> today", "is increasingly popular", "Git has built-in support for more
> advanced features", "is more popular in the open-source world", "Git is
> winning in the marketplace"? Sounds more like a propaganda, which isn't
> even convincing.
The community around git completely overshadows any other DCVS. This is not propaganda but a fact.
Popularity is the winning decision factor. Can you convince us why not?