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Re: rapidsvn feedback

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2002-07-30 16:53:22 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
> A brief rant:
> The challenge in writing documentation is deciding what not to
> include. Technical books typically run *over*, not under, their
> projected page count. If we're not careful, we'll have an enormous
> doorstop in which casual browsing is punished by acres of off-topic or
> redundant material. (Sound familiar? Sound like a lot of technical
> books you've seen? :-) ).
> Good SCM practices are completely independent of Subversion. You can
> use SVN without good practices. You can have good practices and yet
> not be using SVN.
> Let's please keep non-Subversion material out of the handbook.

I am in complete agreement with Karl on this (There's a first time for
everything). :)

If you really like the coding practices (I for one love them!) as
described in


Then perhaps you could use that as a starting point for a "Good Coding
Practices Handbook" somewhere, but it shouldn't be in the Subversion


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