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Re: JavaSVN (Re: Subversion Branding / "whole product" (Was: Re: SmartSVN - a new Subversion client))

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-25 17:28:52 CET

subversion@smartcvs.com writes:

> > When was the last time actually typing code -- in
> > any language -- was the hardest part of software development? Punch
> > cards? Toggle switches? Perl 5?
>
> Well, when we asked a half year ago about writing a 100% Java
> subversion client, we got only warnings like "hmm, this would be VERY
> hard - we spent a couple of years". This looked to me like /coding/
> was the difficult task in these years.

It's more likely that the folks doing the answering (I was probably
one of them) failed to understand that coding *isn't* the difficult
part of the task. But whatever...

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Received on Fri Feb 25 17:32:13 2005

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