VCS comparison table

Petr Baudis pasky at
Fri Oct 27 03:08:42 BST 2006

Dear diary, on Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 04:02:32AM CEST, I got a letter
where "Horst H. von Brand" <vonbrand at> said that...
> Jakub Narebski <jnareb at> wrote:
> > 7. Checkouts (as a noun). This probably read "Support Centralized and
> > Disconnected Centralized Workflow" but that is perhaps too wordy. Git would
> > have "No" for "Centralized"
> Why? We could all agree that some repository is "central" and all push/pull
> there. Or send patches by mail (or apply them via ssh). Sure, it's not CVS,
> but...

An ability to configure the tool so that the centralized workflow is
_enforced_ may be important for managers. It's stupid, but it's what is
meant there, I think.

> > 19. Ease of Use. Hmmm... I don't know for Git. I personally find it very
> > easy to use, but I have not much experiences with other SCM. I wonder why
> > Bazaar has "No" there...
> Extremely subjective. Easy to learn doesn't cut it either.

I don't think this column makes sense at all. I swear I've seen
*several* people that claimed GNU Arch was easy to learn/use for them!

				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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