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Re: Why rewrite the Subversion working copy?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 20:21:11 -0500

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 6:57 PM, Justin Erenkrantz
<justin_at_erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 4:28 PM, David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net> wrote:
> > My opinion? The Subversion project shouldn't spend any more time
> > trying to make Subversion a better version control tool for non-huge
> > open source projects. Subversion is already decent for that task, and
> > other tools have greater potential than it. We need to focus on
> > making Subversion the best tool for organizations whose users need to
> > interact with repositories in complex ways, like:
> That's actually a pretty cool mission statement for us to focus on.
> It's not quite the direction we set out for initially, but going
> forward, this sort of resonates as to where we've found ourselves in
> the spectrum of SCM tools. -- justin

We have been groping around for a new mission statement for a year or
two, and this is a pretty compelling one (unless we decide we want to
become fully decentralized.).

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