[stringtemplate-interest] anybody care to comment on bitbucket.org?
parrt at cs.usfca.edu
Mon Jan 16 18:36:18 PST 2012
Been experimenting with git. Makes a lot more sense since i read mercurial documentation
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On Jan 16, 2012, at 6:30 PM, Erwin Mueller <erwin.mueller at deventm.org> wrote:
> On Monday, January 09, 2012 02:54:19 PM John D. Mitchell wrote:
>> On Jan 9, 2012, at 14:45 , Barrie Treloar wrote:
>>> Can you provide specifics?
>>> Since I'm new to both, they both were not obvious with a svn mentality.
>>> hg definitely didn't stand out as being easier than git.
>> I think you're the first person coming from svn that I've ever heard say
>> Hg has a command set and lingo that's an easier transition from svn/cvs. Git
>> has a command set that is baroque at best and they use their own whacked
>> definition for terms like "branch" that is wildly different from what
>> branch means in pretty much every other scm.
>> Hg and Git are comparable on a feature basis.
>> However, Hg and Git are built with very different philosophies. Git is
>> perfectly happy to allow mutation of history. Hg, on the other hand, is
>> very much against rewriting history (but there are extensions that allow
>> for it when you really do need it, if ever).
>> Github is definitely better than Bitbucket on many things. Now that
>> Atlassian has bought bitbucket, there's hope that the gap will close.
> I'm using Git for over 2 years now since I switched from SVN. I don't really
> know what there is "baroque" or "whacked definitions", do you care do explain
> a little bit more?
> Rewriting history is a good thing, as long as it's not published. For example,
> you can amend commits, if you forgot something, you can re-order commits to
> make your changes more understandable for others, etc. As long as your commits
> are not published to others, who cares if you rewrite your history.
> Erwin Mueller
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