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Re: Svn PowerPoint presentation for developers and management

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-08-12 05:43:18 CEST

Branko ?ibej wrote:
> Blair Zajac wrote:
> >I put together a PowerPoint presentation that I presented to my
> >development team and management at work on the benefits of Svn
> >and an introduction on how to use it.
> >
> >It's targeted at CVS users, which we were.
> >
> >Get it at
> >
> > http://www.orcaware.com/svn/Subversion-Blair_Zajac.ppt
> >
> >Feel free to use it at your own work. If you have any feedback or
> >improvements for it, please send them back to me so it can be updated.
> >
> Two suggestions from me:
> * The canonical TLA for Subversion is SVN, not Svn

Thanks, I've made this change and put a new version up on my web site.

> * In a few places, your slides absolutely overflow with bullets,
> which make them quite unreadable. You should try to never use more
> than 5 or 6 bullets in a list, and less if you have nested lists.

Agreed, but I'm not going to put the time into this given that I've
a million of other things to do and have already used the slides for my

Somebody who may use them in the future may make this change.

> Other than that, it looks fine!
> >Maybe this could be added to the Svn Presentations at
> >
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ProjectDocumentList?folderID=131
> >
> >
> Sure, go ahead. When I put my presentation there, I posted both the .ppt
> file, and a ZIP archive of the slides converted to 640x480 .png's, so
> that non-Windows people can at least look at them.

What do I need to do to get the ppt up there?

What tools did you use or how did you get the PNGs from the slides?


Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
Web and OS performance plots - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/
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