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Re^2: Thoughts on Git, Mercurial, Github, and Bitbucket.

by bms (Monk)
on Mar 26, 2012 at 06:47 UTC ( #961598=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Thoughts on Git, Mercurial, Github, and Bitbucket.
in thread Thoughts on Git, Mercurial, Github, and Bitbucket.

Definitely agree with you. Both git and hg are improvements on older tools. Bitbucket does allow pulls now, but it is in Githubs shadow. It casts a huge.

Has anyone taken a look at the help screens for git and hg? Dear Lord, looks shockingly similar. So similar... Draws a parallel from their respective 'social' websites on purpose? Feels like a version control conspiracy.


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Re^3: Thoughts on Git, Mercurial, Github, and Bitbucket.
by moritz (Cardinal) on Mar 26, 2012 at 06:54 UTC

    No need for any conspiracy theories; copying cool features from other programs and websites is an accepted development strategy. After all, why should should you only implement your own good ideas?

      It was a joke, but good point. However I would feel silly imitating another open source prject so closely. But hey, why not? It happens all the time.

        git and hg were both started within a couple of weeks of each other, in response to the free (lower-case "f") licences of BitKeeper being withdrawn. Neither is really an imitation of the other; any similarity is probably mostly down to the system they were both designed to replace.

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