Google's Go To Move From Mercurial To GitHub
Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 13 November 2014 at 08:23 PM EST. 4 Comments
Google's Go programming language is five years old and now they've found it time to abandon Mercurial as their revision control system in favor of Git and moving to GitHub.

For as long as Go has been public, it's been hosted by Google Code, but with many of the contributors now preferring Git and are used to GitHub with their workflow, Google developers are honoring their wishes and moving to GitHub.

The Go project and its sub-repositories will be hosted by GitHub along with the issue tracker and Wiki. The project though will use a Google-hosted instance of Gerrit for conducting code reviews. The migration is to happen after the Go 1.4 release in early December with all Go 1.5 development happening on GitHub.

More details can be found via this GoLang-Dev mailing list post. This news comes just days after Emacs finally switched to Git from Bazaar as another high profile open-source project finally changing its ways.
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