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

From: Steinar Bang <sb_at_dod.no>
Date: 2007-07-18 21:38:14 CEST

One thing Raymond didn't touch on was the _reason_ people stayed with
CVS, in spite of all of its flaws: you could trust it not to break
your data. And here I mean break the data by itself, not through
misuse.

And _that_ is where I see subversion as the only free CVS replacement
candidate: subversion can be trusted not to break your data.

I can't say I have the same feeling about the rest. Distributed or
not becomes a secondary issue.

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