Python Is Moving From Mercurial To GitHub

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 3 January 2016 at 03:23 PM EST. 15 Comments
For those that didn't hear, Python developers will be abandoning their Mercurial-based repository and development workflow in favor of using a Git repository via GitHub.

Python had long been used Mercurial, in part because it's written in Python, but in acknowledging open-source developers tending to prefer GitHub and other reasons, they too are jumping on board.

Among the reasons for moving the project to Git -- and more specifically, GitHub -- can be found via this forum thread and the related mailing list announcement that was published on Friday.
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