Re: [dev] Why use Mercurial?

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 10:10:16 -0500

On 2010-02-13, Matthew Bauer <> wrote:
> Why do Wmii and DWM use Mercurial?
> Aren't they targeted at Linux systems and isn't Git a lot faster on Linux?

1) We've been using Mercurial since long before the advent of git.
2) We like Mercurial better than git.
3) No, git is not a lot faster. Each is faster than the other in certain areas.
4) They're targeted at Unix-like systems, not Linux.

> I just wanted to know, because Wmii in my opinion is one of the most Unix
> like projects out there, and I wanted to know why you'd use Mercurial
> instead of Git.
Received on Sun Feb 14 2010 - 15:10:16 UTC

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