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Re: VC mode and git

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: VC mode and git
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:15:58 -0400

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  > Flexibility means complexity.  Complexity, without a good reason, is
  > bad.  git's complexity is IMAO very bad in this sense.  That this
  > complexity is not needed in a useful VCS is proved by the counterexample
  > of Mercurial.

Furthermore, flexibility and complexity do not necessarily impose a
fixed price in the form of pitfalls.  With good design, more
flexibility (and complexity) can be available to those who want it
without causing trouble for those that don't.

Dr Richard Stallman
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