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Fossil [Was: Re: How to disable auto save on Emacs 26.1]

From: Garreau, Alexandre
Subject: Fossil [Was: Re: How to disable auto save on Emacs 26.1]
Date: Sat, 06 Oct 2018 13:34:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus (5.13), GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

On 2018-10-05 at 00:47, Van L wrote:
>> Think of backup files (I
>> generally use numeric backups to actually retain more than one old
>> copy - more clutter!) as a defense against shooting yourself in the
>> foot. A version control system does that, only better. Tools like Git
>> or Mercurial make it trivial to create and manage little repositories
>> ("git init" creates a new repo in the current directory, for example).
>> You need not push changes to a central server if you don't care to.
> A complete beginner might want to try fossil.

Isn’t fossil (also?) Plan9’s versioned immutable file system?

> It has builtin wiki, ticket tracking, and web-frontend.

isn’t that even more cluttered if you don’t need that but only backups?

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