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Re: Revision control

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Revision control
Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2008 17:54:46 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)


On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 12:55:21PM +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> >>>>> <olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net> writes:

>  > git, like UNIX, is based on a couple of very simple yet powerful
>  > ideas, and a set of basic tools doing the work. On top of that, you
>  > get a set of high-level scripts to easily perform all typical
>  > operations; but the internals are not hidden behind a limiting
>  > interface -- once you understand how things work, you can use the
>  > low-level tools to do about anything you can imagine.
>       ... And, in my opinion, that contributes to the ``usefulness''
>       of knowing Git.  Isn't the intent for Hurd is to be based on
>       ``very simple yet powerful ideas''?  And to provide layered
>       (rather than monolithic) implementation of its features?

Indeed, what I consider most interesting about the Hurd is that it
extends UNIX mechanisms in a way making the UNIX principles more
generally applicable. It seems to me that anyone fully appreciating the
advantages of Hurd must also appreciate UNIX concepts, and thus git...


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