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Re: Prefer Mercurial instead of git

From: Dov Feldstern
Subject: Re: Prefer Mercurial instead of git
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2014 01:37:43 +0200

On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 1:23 AM, Karl Fogel <address@hidden> wrote:
> Dov Feldstern <address@hidden> writes:
> >I realize that for emacs the choice has all but been made in favor of git,
> >and certainly there are plenty of valid reasons for such a decision. But I
> >still find it a little sad to see quite a few people here feeling compelled
> >to choose git because of its popularity, despite their preference for
> >mercurial...
> Oh, it's not "compelled" any more than any other aspect of this choice
> is.  Network effects are a technical reason too, in the end :-).

By "compelled" I mean "compelled by circumstances", I'm not hinting at
coercion of any sort... and I agree that network effects are real, and
a valid consideration (though I'd consider them to be second-order).

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