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RE: WinCVS

From: <dthomas_at_cogitoinc.com>
Date: 2004-10-21 22:28:18 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Collins-Sussman [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 1:30 PM
>
> 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.
>

Thank you, knowing how long you been reading these lists is very helpful
and probably authoritative. I will assume your answer is correct,
unless otherwise posted.

> 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.
>

No doubt. We may wait awhile for further stabilization anyway.

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