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Re: Subversion vs. CVS (was Re: Congratulations!)

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-08 06:17:43 CET

jason@openinformatics.com (Jason E. Stewart) writes:
> > What have I missed? What CVS misfeatures does Subversion fix that really
> > help sell it?
>
> One of the big issues is how efficient SVN handles networking. I
> travel all over the world and often have very tiny pipes with huge
> latencies - CVS is impossible even for trivial tasks, whereas SVN is
> effortless even for large commits/changes.

That's really nice to hear.

At work, I have a high-bandwidth, generally low-latency connection, so
never see this advantnge. At home, DSL, not as fast as work but still
pretty good. It's nice to know that the theory of SVN winning over
tiny pipes turns out to be true in practice.

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