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Re: ANN: "Subversion - a Compelling Alternative to CVS and BitKeeper"

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-01-06 20:29:09 CET

On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 02:39:25PM +0200, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> Check:
> http://better-scm.berlios.de/subversion/compelling_alternative.html
> It is still a bit rough on the edges, and could have some typos of many
> sorts. It is also an opinion article more than an informative one.
> Still, comments and suggestions are welcome.

It barely talks about Subversion and how it improves over CVS. It never
really says why you'd use it instead of CVS. Instead, the articule reads
mostly as "well, there is also BitKeeper and Aegis and Arch, but they all
suck for one reason or another, so all that is left is CVS and Subversion.
oh, and Subversion is better."

If the title of the articule were something like "Easy to Use Version
Control Systems Lead the Pack", then the article might make more sense.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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