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Re: source repository

From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: source repository
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 13:29:04 +0300

On 2007-07-17 14:45, dhruva <address@hidden> wrote:
>  Hello,
>  On 7/17/07, Giorgos Keramidas <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Mercurial support, on the other hand, is only in CVS 'HEAD' and it is
> > being tested (by yours truly, among others).  It has only been in the
>  I guess even CVS support was in the same state _once upon a time_.
>  But, see it now. It is accepted by all (almost). We could atleast hope
>  for a similar turn of fate even for mercurial (or any other dSCM).
> > repository for a few weeks, and there may be still be some rough edges.
>  That is only about the Emacs frontend to Mercurial (or any other
>  dSCM). Hope it does not reflect the underlying dSCM itself.

Indeed, I was referring to the Emacs frontend to Mercurial/Hg---not to
the dSCM itself.

> Anyway, I personally feel that we could atleast have a 1 way mirror
> (initially) to allow a sort of beta phase. If things workout in the
> long run, make the big move. If not, we can continue the read-only
> repo for access to some of us (firewall restrictions). One could argue
> about "why" we cannot maintain our own mirror. This will suffer from
> the update frequency. If it is done officially, the CVS hooks could
> trigger the incremental mirroring.

There is nothing that can stop people from `cloning' the existing Hg
repository (read-only), and setting up their own inter-person
collaboration :-)

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