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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Mercurial?
From: Sergiu Dotenco (sergiu.dotenco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-19 18:54:55

On 3/19/2012 11:23 PM, Sergiu Dotenco wrote:
> On 3/19/2012 9:34 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> on Mon Mar 19 2012, Sergiu Dotenco <> 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.

TortoiseHg is also available for Gnome/Nautilus. I'm not aware of
similar Git tools for Linux though.

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