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Re: [TSVN] 1.1.5 RC

From: SteveKing <stefankueng_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-04-05 09:32:50 CEST

On Apr 5, 2005 8:54 AM, Toby Johnson <toby@etjohnson.us> wrote:

> Because people who use TSVN against a Subversion server will want to
> know if the two are at the same version level. Face it, many people
> don't realize that TSVN is a separate program, they just think it's
> "Subversion for Windows" and you're probably not going to change that
> (in fact, you should take it as a compliment!)

I have never, ever seen a program maintain the version number of the
library it's linked against. Every program I know has its own version
number, and I haven't seen people being confused about that.
Ok, there was 'Office XP' (which btw confused people because many
thought that this would only run on WinXP and not on Win2k).

> So when they see something like "locking requires a version 1.2 or
> greater Subversion client", they won't know which TSVN version that
> coincides with unless the two are the same.

That's why we have this:
(third link on our download page btw).

Also, our installers are called (example):

So we clearly state even in the filename of the installer against
which Subversion version we linked against.


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