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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Mercurial?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-22 13:21:17

on Wed Mar 21 2012, Edward Diener <> wrote:

>>> Feel free, anyone, to point me to a purely technical discussion,
>>> article, whatnot, explaining the practical reasons why using a DVCS,
>>> or Git, is more productive and more pleasurable than using a
>>> centralized SCCS like Subversion.
>> A purely technical discussion is unlikely to be able to give you much
>> insight into pleasure. The biologists are still trying to plumb the
>> depths of that one :-)
> If someone technically savvy asks you what the advantages of
> programming with C++ are, do you answer that it gives you pleasure or
> do you enumerate the technical advantages which make it easier to use
> in programming tasks ?
> All I have been asking for is some good technical arguments by which
> using a DVCS is easier, more flexible, superior than using a
> centralized SCCS.

No, actually you mentioned pleasure.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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