Re: [dev] Why use Mercurial?

From: David Thiel <>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 14:18:06 -0800

On 02/14/10 09:08, Jacob Todd wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 04:04:54PM +0100, Preben Randhol wrote:
>> So what is your point? Everything has to be written in C? This is
>> mindbogglingly stupid. Not only is C; high maintenance, slow
>> development cycle, insecure but also extremely low level.
> What the fuck are you talking about? *How* is C high maintenance, how does C
> have a slow development cycle, and how on earth is it insecure, other than
> however insecure the programmer makes it? Would you rather use C++ with "nice"
> libraries like boost?

Another thing that is mindbogglingly stupid is arguing on the internet
about revision control systems or programming languages.
Received on Sun Feb 14 2010 - 22:18:06 UTC

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