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Re: Subversion, decentralized version control, and the future.

From: Giovanni Bajo <rasky_at_develer.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 10:08:48 CEST

On 29/06/2007 6.15, Troy Curtis Jr wrote:

>> > So we're going to need a working copy rewrite. We knew that; in fact
>> And this time (if you allow me my humble two cent) get it right and
>> cut the
>> development time down to 1/10th by using a more evolved language than C.
>> Python comes to mind, but anything would do.
> Yeah but he stated we needed to be faster! C->python certainly
> wouldn't facilitate that! :)

Speed has nothing to do with the language here, it's all about design and
algorithms. Mercurial is many times faster than Subversion in common
operations while being written in Python.

Giovanni Bajo
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Received on Fri Jun 29 10:08:56 2007

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