[Jersey] Re: SVN, GIT or MERCURIAL for Jersey 2.0?

From: Tatu Saloranta <>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 09:30:37 -0700

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 12:00 AM, Markus Karg <> wrote:
> SVN is the most commonly used version control still, and it is currently
> used in the project without a real need to change. So there should be
> good reasons to change. The sole reason I understand from the original
> posting is the wish for distribution. SVK provides exactly this. It is
> an extension to SVN that adds distribution. So it is the most obvious
> choice, since it keeps SVN but just adds the wanted functionality. The
> learning curve is a joke as it just adds very few commands ontop of SVN.
> GIT and HG enforce everybody to change to GIT or HG, even those pretty
> happy with SVN. I do not see why everybody should learn GIT or HG if the
> same could be done easily with a simple SVN extension.

I thought you were suggesting trying out SVK tho? So I was actually
curious to learn more (I did read bit of project page), given that it
sounds like you thought move to using it would be a good idea.

-+ Tatu +-