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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Mercurial?
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-21 05:51:00

On 3/21/12 5:43 PM, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> 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.

LOL :-) Did you even read the rest of my post?


Joel de Guzman

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