[tahoe-dev] Against DARCS

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Tue Oct 19 01:03:01 UTC 2010

James A. Donald wrote:
> On 2010-10-18 3:32 PM, Brian Warner wrote:
>>     - darcs is slow, hard to publish branches, hard to use local
>>       branches, hard to rewrite history before publishing, does not
>>       provide useful short secure versionids, is not widely available, is
>>       hard to build, has no good hosting services, has poor frontend/GUI
>>       support. Trac integration is massively inefficient, causing 500
>>       Internal Server Errors and timeouts when things like 'darcs
>>       annotate' are being run.
> Darcs is written in the obscure boutique language Haskel. [snip]

Criticisms of Haskell [note spelling] are off-topic for this list.

FWIW, I don't agree with your criticisms and I don't think they have
much to do with any flaws of darcs.

David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥  http://davidsarah.livejournal.com

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