Re: [dev] Is Mercurial (hg) suckless?

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 18:26:08 +0100

On 10 June 2010 18:04, Moritz Wilhelmy <> wrote:
>> Tom Lord did a fairly good job diagnosing some of the psychological
>> aspects that drove the svn insanity:
> By the way, is anyone here using tla? I used to, but being involved in some
> projects using git and hg (and svn for university, blergh, they always use
> deprecated technology for the sake of being deprecated) and never found anyone
> using arch in real development situations, which made me pretty much switch to
> git/hg since that's what many people already know and arch is rather hard to
> use compared to them.

tla? You must be joking, latest release dates 2006, it's code is
150kSLOC (nearly 8 times Mercurial) -- most likely caused by the GNU
factor (==smoking too much weed) and the interface is completely
retarded (and always has been).

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