re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (August 28 edition) VIEW POST

re: Everyone who posted in previous weeks is welcome back this week, as always. OK! So, as usual: My static blog generator: blogcpp.org (Mercurial ...

Might I ask why you use Mecurial for your projects?


Mercurial is common enough (used by Mozilla and similar projects) to be an interesting VCS for projects which could need contributors (I have others on Darcs and SVN), it has a good, mature and very alive ecosystem (unlike Bazaar), it has a lot of useful plug-ins (e.g. for history rewriting) and not a totally broken branching/merging mechanism (like Git).

Edit: at least I have managed to fsck up a Git repository twice while merging two incompatible branches. Never happened with Mercurial.

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