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

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: 2007-06-30 00:32:01 CEST

Giovanni Bajo <rasky@develer.com>:
> On 29/06/2007 1.56, Karl Fogel 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.

I concur. It's 2007, which is way too late in the game for you guys to be
spending your time chasing memory-allocation bugs. Mercurial is an
existance proof that Python is fast enough for a production-quality VCS;
learn from it!

		Eric S. Raymond
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