[Gajim-devel] Switch Gajim source repository to DVCS

Nikos Kouremenos kourem at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 14:45:36 CET 2008

git is not very nice to Microsoft Windows and I guess we all love Python

Ok Yann didn't know you couldn't bare svn anymore, I'm curious how that
happened ;)

I curse you all to go back to the days of cvs :P hehe

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 15:31, Michal 'vorner' Vaner <vorner at ucw.cz> wrote:

> Hello
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 09:24:33PM +0100, Nico Gulden wrote:
> > recently we had a discussion about DVCS in Gajim's groupchat.
> >
> > I vote for switching from SVN to DVCS and below I want to outline why.
> Because
> > Gajim is mostly implemented in Python, I guess Mercurial (hg) [1] could
> be the best
> > choice.
> First, I'm not a gajim developer, I just poke to code that runs on my
> machine from time to time, so my preferences have really low importance.
> I agree that DVCS is better. However, I prefer git (first, it seems to
> have faster response, second, I know it much better). I guess git is
> more familiar to much more developers than hg. Psi used darcs for a
> while and they found out it is a problem to some of the potential
> developers. But as I say, I'm not a developer of gajim, so do not take
> this as a vote, please.
> With regards
> --
> How many Lisp programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
> (((H)mmm,) (I'm ((not) sure, better))) (find (out))...
> Michal 'vorner' Vaner
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