Switching to Bazaar (bzr)

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at bugzilla.org
Sun Dec 21 21:05:20 UTC 2008

On Sun, 21 Dec 2008 20:52:08 +0000 Colin Ogilvie
<bugzilla at colinogilvie.co.uk> wrote:
> Serious comment - why move to BZR instead of Mercurial, which (I
> think is what) the other Mozilla projects appear to be moving to?

	The question's been asked a few times in this thread.
http://bazaar-vcs.org/BzrVsHg is a fairly good explanation of some of
the advantages of Bzr over Hg. There are also other advantages not
listed there.

> I'm sure I read somewhere in the discussion about it being a VM on
> some server - being supported by Max.

	Or possibly run by MoCo. I'd be OK with that. reed talked to me
about it today, it's a possibility.

	VCS systems don't really require that much administration,
though, particularly for a project of our size.

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