I prefer Mercurial - much lighter and much less risk of ruining your repo.

But, M$ has been hacking git: 

so maybe Windows 11 will be a total rewrite with zero reused code!  :)

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> On Aug 8, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Kristian Fiskerstrand 
> <kristian.fiskerstr...@sumptuouscapital.com> wrote:
>> On 08/08/2017 03:27 PM, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote:
>> There are likely a few different questions resulting from this (my own
>> opinions in separate email).
> And here they come
>> (i) Should we use git for revision control instead of mercurial?
> I'm personally more involved in projects using git these days, I am
> however not sure if this constitute grounds for shifting up platform of
> its own, but I'm curious what other's think. Mercurial has some great
> features (a reason e.g facebook:
> https://code.facebook.com/posts/218678814984400/scaling-mercurial-at-facebook/
> uses it, although we don't exactly have a scaling issue)
>> (ii)(A) Should we continue to use bitbucket (it also supports git so
>> not dependent on (i)) or use another provider (if some of the questions
>> are regarding the UI of bitbucket / its use) (B) if not bitbucket, what
>> other alternative and why?
> Open question, I don't see an immediate reason to move except for group
> effects of most others using github so no need to have a new account. I
> don't necessarily see centralization as a good thing overall, nor do I
> like the github ToS
>> (iii) Should we submit patches to the mailing list for review instead
>> of using any platform's specific functionality?
> I do think we should use the mailing list more actively to get more
> involvement in the development; in particular with the low level of
> commits proper review can only be a good thing. This can likely also
> result in more complete commit message etc for individual commits with
> the discussion in email archives as reference.
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