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Re: Subversion, decentralized version control, and the future.

From: Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin_at_v.igoro.us>
Date: 2007-06-29 21:43:12 CEST

On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 09:27:30PM +0200, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> In my opinion, svnmerge.py that spawns svn works very well for *almost* anything and requires less code, less dependencies, etc. I reckon that svnmerge.py wouldn't have attracted
> so many contributors if people were required to install the Python bindings of libsvn and to study what an "editor" is before starting to hack.

On the other hand, svnmerge.py could probably handle a lot more "corner
cases" and be a lot faster if it were written against the Python
bindings instead of simply invoking 'svn'.

It's a tradeoff, for sure.


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