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Getting Started with Mercurial

Dec 12, 2011, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The version control system (VCS) debate is one of the less heated 'holy wars' in the Linux/Unix world. Most of the conversation revolves around Git vs. Subversion vs. CVS, but other systems may be a better fit for your needs. For instance, Mercurial is written in Python and C, which makes it easily hackable if you need some functionality the project doesn’t offer already. It's also fast. And it has other advantages that make it the choice of popular open source projects such as Mozilla, OpenOffice.org, Dovecot and Vim."

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