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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Mercurial?
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-21 05:43:33

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 3:56 AM, Joel de Guzman
<joel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I'm not a Git, or DVCS fanatic. I'll just use whatever tool required
> to get the job done. I'm OK with SVN. It works. If you read my previous
> comments on this topic (from last year when this was heavily discussed),
> you'll see that I question the Git move. To me, and I mentioned this
> before: "A Good Craftsman Never Blames His Tools". I know a very good
> luthier who craft world-class guitars using only a pocket knife. And I
> take that to heart with crafting code as well. I find it funny when
> people blame SVN, the C++ compiler, etc, etc, for inadequacies in order
> to flaunt these new shiny tools (Git, Java in the 90s or name-your-new-
> compiler-here).

A good craftsman doesn't blame his tools, he blames himself for
picking the wrong tool. ;)
You say SVN works. For you. Or not. Others say it doesn't work as good
as they'd like. For them.
Numerous reasons have been given in this and other threads.


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