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Re: visual client

From: Paul Marculescu <paul_at_p16.pub.ro>
Date: 2002-05-03 00:07:37 CEST

Kevin Galligan wrote:
>
> More on WinCVS (it just keeps going and going). WinCVS, to me anyway, is
> like emacs. There are a million things it can do, and you only ever use
> three of them.

It's exactly the number of things you can do with the command line
client. Anyway, I find WinCVS's usability level satisfactory: I want to
tag a working copy I click on tag, I can easily see the history tree
(including branches) for a file, I can query an update, I can select 2
revisions in this tree and diff them etc. Yes, there are some problems,
but I think it is easy to use.

>
> I've been looking into doing a subversion client for a little while but
> haven't really done anything yet. I have a couple questions about wxwindows
> actually. I looked at the web site quickly. I fail to see how you could
> add more complicated or custom controls if you ever needed them. Then again
> maybe you wouldn't need them. Also, hows the performance?

I don't know about custom controls in wxwindows. You should post the
question on wx-users@lists.wxwindows.org to get more accurate
information. Anyway, you should make some compromises if you want the
application to be portable. I used wxwindows (and also subversion) only
on windows, where I know they are using SDK as the core implementation
and on platforms where some controls are missing they emulate them.

>
> -Kevin
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Davis" <peter@pdavis.cx>
> To: <dev@subversion.tigris.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2002 4:22 PM
> Subject: Re: visual client
>
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> On Wednesday 01 May 2002 12:54, Greg Stein wrote:
> > IMO, WinCVS has *TOO* many options. It simply exposes the CVS commands and
> > switches without any regard to how the user wants to actually interact
> with
> > their files/dirs. It is truly an awful piece of software.
>
> If I were making this program, I'd look at WinCVS to get the list of things
> the program needs to do, but nothing more. WinCVS is *way* too complicated,
> and for me it's simpler just to use the command line. WinCVS is also the
> number one reason why we ended up using Visual Source Safe at my last job --
>
> I suggested CVS (before Subversion was around, of course), but my bosses
> wanted a GUI and WinCVS sucked too much. Like you said, it is a truly
> awsome^H^H^H^Hful piece of software :)
>
> - --
> Peter Davis
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