[Twisted-Python] Moving Twisted off Trac and SVN to somewhere nicer
kevin.horn at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 16:19:53 MDT 2011
On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 5:31 AM, Laurens Van Houtven <_ at lvh.cc> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 12:22 PM, David <david at silveregg.co.jp> wrote:
>> Most people who stay on windows do not find cygwin or even CLI tools an
>> acceptable solution.
> So, the argument isn't that git is worse on Windows than it is on *nix:
> it's just that Windows users don't want to use CLI tools?
Not in my opinion. I find hg, bzr, and svn all easier to use on Windows
than git, and I use them all from the command line.
For me the problem is that, while bash is certainly a superior "language"
than Windows command language (a la cmd.exe),
bash does not always map to Windows concepts/assumptions very nicely. This
often leads to things occurring in unexpected
(or at least unintuitive) ways (for Win32 users). Even though I use bash
daily on Linux machines, I find using bash on Win32 painful
(yes, even more painful than cmd.exe, which is really saying something!).
Git requires bash. This makes it painful for me (on Windows).
Also, Git _is_ worse on Windows than it is on *nix. It's just not as bad as
it _used_ to be. It's functional. It works. But it is difficult to deal
and a lot of Windows users I have talked to (as well as myself, of course)
just don't like using it.
I'm not necessarily saying that that means Twisted shouldn't use Git. But
it _should_ be considered as a factor.
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