Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 09:12:27AM -0500, Chris Browne wrote:
>> It looks as though there is a strong "plurality" of PostgreSQL
>> developers that are waiting for some alternative to become dominant.
>> I suspect THAT will never happen.

Actually it has. The problem is different SCMS offer different things.

If you are looking for a CVS replacement, that replacement is SVN. I
don't think anyone can reasonably argue against that statement.

If you are looking for something that is not a CVS replacement, but
offers SCM and has different features (like mercurial) then I agree with


Joshua D. Drake

> Actually, I think that if one of the SCMs provides some kind of server
> interface that allows clients to keep using the CVS client if they
> want, they would get significant traction. If only because it allows
> people and existing tools to keep working while providing extra
> possibilities.
> IOW provide a nice upgrade path for the transition and a lot of the
> problems switching go away. 
> Then again, it's probably nowhere near as easy as I make it sound :)
> Have a nice day,


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