git vs mercurial

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at
Mon Nov 9 21:10:41 GMT 2009

On 9 Nov 2009, at 20:59, Edmund von der Burg wrote:

> So I'm planning to move away from svk.
> Should I go with git or mercurial - I hear good things about both.
> Cheers,
>  Edmund.

My understanding is both are excellent choices: git has more mind  
share in perl and other OSS communities, and is faster, but mercurial  
is easier to transition to from SVN. (from what i hear, I just went  
with git and didn't find it too bad)


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