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Re: another link on the SVN hosting page

From: Dave Steinberg <dave_at_geekisp.com>
Date: 2005-11-30 03:59:23 CET

> Yup, this is the right place to mail.
>
> Tell you what: you put "Subversion" or "SVN" somewhere on your web
> pages, as visible as "CVS" is now, and we'll list you on our links
> page :-).

I've gone ahead and updated the main 'CVS' link to be 'CVS / SVN',
and changed a whole slew of the language on that page to apply to SVN
as well.

> This isn't as blatant a link trade proposal as it sounds. I simply
> don't want to be sending browsers over to GeekISP for Subversion
> hosting, and then have them not be able to find it.

Rightfully so, that was an oversight really. I'd say my SVN service
is far superior to my CVS service (and I'm trying to transition my
current CVS users over to SVN, since frankly it's easier to manage).

> I looked around
> and didn't see anything about it (except for one brief mention in one
> of the testimonials, and even that wasn't clear as to whether the
> service currently existed or was being anticipated). A search in the
> FAQ for "Subversion" turned up nothing; a search for "SVN" turned up
> one hit, a statement that SVN repositories are included in backups.
> If I hadn't been unusually persistent, I wouldn't have been able to
> tell that GeekISP offers Subversion hosting, and even now I don't have
> any direct statements about it except your email.

Thanks for going so far, I've also added pointers in the FAQ to aid
users, and hopefully made it much clearer!

http://www.geekisp.com/source_control.php
http://www.geekisp.com/faq/1_42_en.html

Regards,

-- 
Dave Steinberg
http://www.geekisp.com/
http://www.steinbergcomputing.com/
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