[linux-dvb] [ANNOUNCE] v4l-dvb development migrating from CVS to Mercurial

Robert La Ferla robertlaferla at comcast.net
Tue Feb 7 03:53:59 CET 2006

Tomi Ollila wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> writes:
>> Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>>> Dear V4L/DVB guys,
>>> And others. For a better description of Mercurial, you should look at
>>> http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/. They have also an IRC channel on
>>> freenode (#mercurial).
>> I've never heard of Mercurial. CVS worked fine for me, and I'm not
>> going to use Mercurial.
> You have also an option to jump out from stone age and start using
> modern tools ;). Maybe checking 
Does anyone know why they chose Mercurial instead of Subversion?  I have 
yet to see a comparison between HG and SVN so I'm curious what the 
advantages are.  I use Subversion and like it much more than CVS.  In my 
extremely short experience with HG, I found it less intuitive to use.

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