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Re: Decentralized versioning system at W3C

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 13:41:41 +0200
Message-Id: <267D8CE1-83D0-403A-B4E1-AFB1765B4692@iki.fi>
To: "public-qa-dev@w3.org list" <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
On Dec 9, 2009, at 10:38, Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> The main two contenders seems to be Git and Mercurial; Git seems to a
> growing number of tools, and more advanced features; Mercurial seems to
> be easier to use, and possibly easier to set up on a larger number of
> platforms.
> We’re interested to hear feedback on this question, in particular in the
> form of sharing experience of using them (inside or outside of the W3C
> community), and pros and cons of both systems.

I'd prefer to see the W3C choose Mercurial, particularly due to familiarity. Mozilla and html5lib already use Mercurial.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Friday, 18 December 2009 12:12:12 UTC

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