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Re: On the popularity of git

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: On the popularity of git
Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 08:08:48 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13001 (Ma Gnus v0.10) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii writes:
>> The truth is that "$VCS commit" committing all the changes _is_
>> TRT.  Why?

>> More generally, Git's main problem is that it breaks almost every
>> human habit gained with the other VCSes: instead of an easily
>> remembered numerical version IDs

> True, for short-term memory.  Because I have to ask what revision I'm
> on now and then do the relevant subtraction most of the time.  I never
> have to do that with git.  I'm sure bzr and hg have shortcuts for that
> now, but now I use those tools rarely enough that I needn't bother
> finding a better way.

Well I think hg is a bit user friendlier here, it uses ID+changeset.

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