Tag Archives: Revision Control

Shortcomings of Mercurial

Mercurial is, by far, the best revision control application I’ve ever used, with Git a close second. Fundamentally, Mercurial does revision control correctly: distributed, clean CLI, and good documentation. I’ve never had any qualms with it, even in team settings. On the other hand, I have noted some complaints teammates have had with Mercurial, sometimes [...]

Learning Distributed Revision Control Systems

Like it or not, the distributed revision control model is here to stay. Brian Fitzpatrick, a Subversion and Apache developer, told a group of us Purdue students that SVN will indeed be getting distributed features similar to “the Mercurial model.” Many companies are already starting to use DRCS and the rest are on their way.
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