Breezy, a platform for experiments in version control

Martin Packman Pycon UK Breezy, a platform for experiments in version control

Speaker: Martin Packman
Event: Pycon UK – http://2017.pyconuk.org
Date: 26 October
Title: Breezy, a platform for experiments in version control

We are now in a git monoculture in version control system land. Where does that leave us if we want:

– A command line interface that doesn’t suck
– A format not built on (weakened) SHA-1
– A way to customise behaviour using Python

This talk introduces Breezy, a fork of the Bazaar VCS, suitable for hacking on by anyone, with git format support using Dulwich. Find out how (and why) to contribute, with the confidence of a comprehensive test suite to validate your changes.

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