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General...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Mike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 8:06
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H.Brydon19-Feb-13 8:37
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Stefan_Lang19-Feb-13 22:29
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Marc Clifton19-Feb-13 9:33
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Marc Clifton19-Feb-13 12:45
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Mike-MadBadger wrote:
There must be something other than weight of users that makes Git popular enough to overcome that learning curve,


The only thing I think that is the cause for its popularity is the geek factor, and it hits several geekoid buttons -- it's:

1. newish and shinyish (anything to make life more interesting for a while)
2. arcane. Geeks love arcane complexity. It's something to yammer on about over cubicle walls, like Design Patterns was in the 1990's.
3. *nix love it because it doesn't need a UI

Me, I use the following aging curmudgeon rules:

1. do I have a problem that it solves? NO
2. do I think it can make my life easier even though it has an initially higher level of arcane complexity? NO
3. does the documentation make sense if I read it while playing online poker and surfing Code Project? NO
4. does the documentation make sense if I focus 100% of attention on the docs? NO
5. is it command line? YES - ok, back to the 1980's. I will NOT waste my time on something that does not START with a UI.

That said, I'm using it because my client is using it and my client is doing cool things and I, well, I'm also a geek!!!! (but I will never use it on any of my personal projects.)

Marc

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GeneralWe're all doomed... Pin
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