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Re: Introduction

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-04-02 00:45:52 CEST

Chip Salzenberg <chip@valinux.com> writes:
> I want to see Subversion succeed because the free software community
> needs sharp tools. Subversion embodies a better model, and is a
> better implementation, than CVS. And the only other system working or
> close to working -- BitKeeper -- has a dangerous license, and I don't
> want people falling for it.
>
> My concerns WRT CM design center on the needs of developers who are
> tracking the sometimes conflicting work done by others who aren't
> using the same CM system, and who distribute their work as patches.
> As kernel coordinator, I do a little coding and a *lot* of patch
> integration. The more of that kind of work can be automated, the
> easier it is for everyone to cooperate in projects like the Linux
> kernel. So I'd especially like to contribute to the parts of the
> system involved in interfacing with the Outer Non-Subversion World.

Wonderful, and welcome aboard! We're glad to have you.

Check out the HACKING file if you haven't already, and of course never
hesitate to send questions to this list. I hope the code treats you
well once you get a chance to explore it; generally the living room is
clean, but sometimes junk can accumulate in the basement... :-)

-K
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:27 2006

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