[rspec-users] [ANN] Lighthouse and Engine Yard sponsorships

Scott Taylor mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com
Sun Nov 18 16:24:26 EST 2007


On Nov 18, 2007, at 4:10 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:

> Hey all,
>
> I'm very happy to announce that ActiveReload[1] has generously offered
> to sponsor a lighthouse[2] account for rspec. We'll be moving ticket
> tracking there. We've already got the account set up and will soon
> make it public.
>
> We're also going to be getting a sponsored slice at Engine Yard[3] to
> host source control, which will be either mercurial or git (TBD but
> we're leaning towards mercurial). We'll continue to push source to svn
> at rubyforge, so those of you who prefer to stay with svn can do so,
> but those changes will likely be pushed once daily as opposed to every
> commit.
>
> It's going to take some time before we get these new systems up and
> operational. We'll make additional announcements as we get closer to
> actually making the moves.

Out of curiosity, is there a way for subversion to check out from a  
git or mercurial repository?

Also - why are you favoring mercurial over git?

Scott





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