Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Mercurial?
From: Sergiu Dotenco (sergiu.dotenco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-19 18:23:21
On 3/19/2012 9:34 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Mon Mar 19 2012, Sergiu Dotenco <sergiu.dotenco-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 3/19/2012 7:46 PM, Bruno Santos wrote:
>>> 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?
>> The alleged fact is probably a fact only iff you mean the Linux (kernel)
>> community. Besides, why is the popularity important considering that
>> both version control systems are comparable?
> More attention from the community, more support, more tools work with
> it, more money behind it, more people will be familiar with it in the
> long run, etc., etc.
So, this is the reason why Git developers treat Windows as a second
class citizen, i.e., there's no official Windows support? Also, the last
time I checked, TortoiseGit looked like a major hack compared to TortoiseHg.
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