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Re: A word of thanks to the Subversion team

From: TK Soh <teekaysoh_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-15 03:24:37 CEST

On 6/27/07, Eric S. Raymond <esr@thyrsus.com> wrote:
> (a) it killed off RCS/CVS;

Actually it never did kill off RCS for me. I still use RCS for the
little utility scripts that I wrote from time to time. The fact that
CVS/SVN requires a central repository makes moving the archives a lot
harder than I like.

Distributed VCS like Mercurial does help on this issue, since I can
simply copy/move the whole directory.

In any case, for what they were designed to do, SVN and CVS did a great job :-)

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