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    I have mixed feelings about this. On one hand it’s nice to have competition among different DVCS, but at the same time I strongly prefer Git.

    Especially with branching, Git just works how I expect and does what I want to do. I always feel like I’m working against Mercurial.

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      Is killing hg support on their cloud offering next?

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        Definitely not :-) We’re actually investing in Mercurial and I’ve written a blog post on adding some new features to Bitbucket Cloud:


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          Welcome to lobste.rs :) You might want to request a hat.

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          I work for Atlassian. We have developers working on Mercurial features for Bitbucket Cloud. Here’s an example from a couple of weeks ago:


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            I like how I both created that issue and then subsequently fixed it :-)

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              Is that not a standard practice at Atlassian? If so, I’d love to hear more!

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                He created the issue before he was hired :)

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                  Ah! That makes sense. Thanks.

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          That’s disappointing. But, I have been in the process of converting hg repos to git of late.

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            I’d recommend looking at RhodeCode which supports Both HG and Mercurial (and SVN too). It’s feature ready, and mature enough to replace BB Server on premises.