[haiku-development] Re: VOTE: Git or Mercurial (hg) as Haiku's new source control tool

  • From: Oliver Tappe <zooey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 12:18:57 +0200

On 2011-05-14 at 11:11:44 [+0200], Niels Sascha Reedijk 
<niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Sure, but the number itself has no meaning, it is not directly usable
> and creates an assumption of comparability where there is in fact
> none. Both git and hg contain a lot of tools to query history, and not
> for nothing. History just cannot be captured by a number anymore. The
> SHA is king.


> That's why I suggest to put in a date. It has one advantage over a
> generic number and that is that we as humans are better able to
> perform useful interpretations.

Now, which useful interpretations are you thinking of? I can't think of any 


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