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The biggest news is that we have moved the center of our development
off bitbucket and to the new https://foss.heptapod.net/pypy. This is an
instance of `heptapod`_ running on Gitlab and hosted by `Clever Cloud`_. When
Atlassian decided to close down Mercurial hosting on bitbucket.org, PyPy
off bitbucket and to the new https://foss.heptapod.net/pypy. This is a friendly
fork of Gitlab called `heptapod`_ that speaks Mercurial. It is hosted by
`Clever Cloud`_. When Atlassian decided to close down Mercurial hosting on
bitbucket.org, PyPy
debated what to do. Our development model is based on long-lived branches, and
we want to keep the ability to immediately see which branch each commit came
from. Mercurial has this, git does not (see `our FAQ`_). Also Mercurial is
written in Python, and there is something to be said about preserving another
way of doing things. Octobus_, whose business is Mercurial, developed a way to
from. Mercurial has this, git does not (see `our FAQ`_). Octobus_, whose
business is Mercurial, developed a way to
use Mercurial with Gitlab called heptapod. The product is still `under
development`_, but quite usable (i.e., it doesn't get in the way). In order to
help the FOSS world stay on Mercurial, Octobus partnered with Clever Cloud
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