How is Bazaar-NG related to Bazaar and Arch in general?
Hugues.Lafarge at afp.com
Wed Jun 1 13:47:17 BST 2005
>>>>> "Sean" == Sean Russell <ser-bazaar at ser1.net> writes:
Sean> On Wednesday 01 June 2005 04:39, Shlomi Fish wrote:
>> I am Shlomi Fish the creator and maintainer of the Better-SCM site:
Sean> Thanks for that, by the way.
>> Bazaar is present there. Due to its name I assumed Bazaar-NG was also an
>> implementation of the Arch architecture, and also present there, but I was
>> told this is not the case. My question is: how is Bazaar-NG related to
>> Bazaar? (except for its name) Do its developers also seek to make it an
>> implementation of the Arch architecture?
>> If it does not share a similar architecture with Bazaar, why is it called
Sean> Bazaar-NG shares none of the code base, is not written in the same language,
Sean> and does not work with Arch repositories, so I'd argue that it not labeled an
Sean> Arch derivative. Bazaar is a fork of Arch; Bazaar-NG is not.
Sean> I suspect that the only thing Bazaar-NG has in common with Bazaar (and,
Sean> therefore, Arch) is that it is being developed by the same people, and they
Sean> chose a similar name. I'm guessing that the developers of Bazaar originally
Sean> forked Arch to add some functionality, and then came to the conclusion that
Sean> it needed a fresh rewrite in a higher-level language to remove many of the
Sean> architectural limitations of Arch. So they started Bazaar-NG.
Does that mean that development on Bazaar is now stalled, with all
manpower invested in Bazaar-NG ?
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