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

From: Markus Karg <>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 21:25:05 +0200

I wasn't suggesting to try out anything. I just explained that if a project
is using SVN (like Jersey) and want to have distribution ontop, SVK is the
natural solution.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tatu Saloranta []
> Sent: Dienstag, 12. April 2011 18:31
> To:
> Subject: [Jersey] Re: SVN, GIT or MERCURIAL for Jersey 2.0?
> 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 +-