That git-related article was old.
Here are some links you may find solid enough:
Sorry for the double reply, but bear with me please (:
On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, Henrik Sarvell wrote:
Hi all, there's been some discussion in various places, the IRC
channel for instance to use some kins of version control system
instead of having Alex laboriously, manually inserting changes.
I just searched for a Mercurial version of GitHub and found
http://bitbucket.org/plans/. PicoLisp is such a small repository that
we can go free on either BitBucket or GitHub.
Then I randomly ended up at this comparison page:
After reading that (which I recommend anyone who wants to chime in on
this thread do) I realized that maybe Mercurial isn't the right way to
It all depends on what we see happening in the future. I've never used
Git (other than simply downloading code).
If Alex will have the time to act as the guy who gets to decide what
goes in and not, and wants superior control of that process then
GitHub seems to be the way to go.
If no one really will have that time and energy then maybe BitBucket
is the way to go, I don't know, maybe GitHub will be a better choice
Maybe someone more knowledgeable could provide a more nuanced
perspective as I'm not a power user of any VCS.