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Darcs simplicity

I hadn't realized quite how simple darcs is, but Peter Maxwell did:

In the last couple of weeks I've unexpectedly crossed paths with darcs twice, once at the Canberra LUG (where Martin Pool talked about several new VC systems, but darcs was the only one simple enough to be demonstrated in the limited time...) and once googling for the obscure PloneConference code.

I think I can teach someone how to get started with Darcs in less time than with any other system. That doesn't prove much about the long-term usability, but it is an interesting data point.

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