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Re: WinCVS

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-21 21:32:47 CEST

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> From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net>
> Date: October 21, 2004 2:30:16 PM CDT
> To: <dthomas@cogitoinc.com>
> Subject: Re: WinCVS
> On Oct 21, 2004, at 12:54 PM, <dthomas@cogitoinc.com> wrote:
>> To give a hint, unless you wish to fork over the money for
>> retraining all our developers in using a different gui or
>> command-line, then I wish for answers to my question, not in opinions
>> of WinCVS (fyi, your GUI opinions are based on old
>> information/versions, and I don't care about the underlying
>> implementation).
> Sorry, didn't mean to offend. I did answer your question, though.
> I've been reading the users@ and dev@ list for four years; nobody is
> cloning WinCVS.
> SVN is already "very similar" to CVS. Is it exactly identical? Of
> course not. Is it similar enough to make it worth switching? That
> was the hope.
> Regardless, you're going to have to retrain people no matter what, to
> some degree. There are core concepts that are different. If you
> think you can just switch from CVS to SVN without anybody noticing,
> you're going to be very disappointed. No tool -- not even "WinSVN" --
> will make that possible.

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