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

From: Shlomi Fish <shlomif_at_vipe.stud.technion.ac.il>
Date: 2003-01-12 09:47:42 CET

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Greg Stein wrote:

> 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."
>

You are right about that and I actually felt it was so after I finished
writing the article. But release early, release often. I'll change it when
I get back home.

I need to give full transcripts of SVN/BK and CVS usages, but was too lazy
and impatient. (two of the greatest qualities of a programer)

> 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.
>

Will be fixed. Stay tuned.

Thanks for your input.

Regards,

        Shlomi Fish

> Cheers,
> -g
>
>

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