New candidate JEP: 369: Migrate to GitHub

Mario Torre neugens at
Mon Nov 18 11:56:40 UTC 2019

On Mon, Nov 18, 2019 at 12:16 PM Dalibor Topic <dalibor.topic at> wrote:
> On 14.11.2019 15:55, Mario Torre wrote:> Right, however none of those
> projects so far have real world, directly
> > comparable, experiences to share. JMC for one is still running on
> > mercurial and will only transition to GitHub for the 8.0 release
> > train, which isn't yet even open.
> >
> > I think we really need to get back to this proposal in an year or two
> > when we understand more of the implications.
> >
> Considering that Mercurial requires [0] Python 2.7 and Python 2.7 has
> six more weeks of life left [1], well ... I don't think it's realistic
> to expect Mercurial to remain a generally useful tool for two more
> years, in particular given that there is no roadmap [2] to move Python 3
> support in Mercurial out of experimental/beta status in the coming weeks.

Well, the same page links to this:

Nevertheless, the issue for me, once again, isn't much about Git, but
about GitHub.


Mario Torre
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