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RE: Eliminating the text-base penalty

From: Jon Watte <hplus_at_mindcontrol.org>
Date: 2002-09-29 02:11:53 CEST

> Agreed, but it doesn't follow the "normal model" for CVS/SVN operation. I
> could easily see it as a future extension, so much so, that I'd
> say that the
> model *will* be available at some point. And when it does, then these

That's encouraging.

> Until then, requiring users to "svn edit" *before* work is a bit of a
> stretch from the current model. While we could superficially do
> such a thing
> quite quickly, I'd worry that we'll start missing holes here and there.

I'm sure you understand and agree that Subversion will NOT be useful to a
large organization/project until it implements this mode of operation. On
the flip side, I entirely understand that the CVS model is initially much
more convenient for programmers in small to medium sized projects, and
the transition is just one of many you have to go through in order to be
able to work on a larger scale.


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