Looking for advice from someone who knows both Mercurial (hg) andGit

Shai Berger shai at platonix.com
Tue Sep 21 14:26:53 IST 2010


On Tuesday 21 September 2010 14:14:08 Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> Un-top-posting,
> 
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 12:09:31PM +0200, Dov Grobgeld wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 11:41, Shlomi Fish <shlomif at iglu.org.il> wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 21 September 2010 10:43:00 Dov Grobgeld wrote:
> > > 
> > > Another point against git
> > > is that projects using git often tend to branch a lot creating a
> > > zillion different branches with lots of disorder and uncertainty
> > 
> > I thought it was only me getting into these temporary redundant branches
> 
FWIW, in my use of git, I follow Joel Spolsky's recommendation (about 
mercurial, but they're really the same; see http://hginit.com) and "branch" by 
cloning. This makes life significantly simpler in this respect, I think.


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