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RE: Professor - New to TortoiseSVN (and limited resources)

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2009 18:36:54 -0400

You might want to look at GIT or Bazzar. Both a free open source
distributed source control systems. You don't really need a centralized
server but you can have a "shared" repository that people push to if you


> -----Original Message-----
> From: KG [mailto:kevingleason249_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Sunday, April 19, 2009 1:57 PM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Professor - New to TortoiseSVN (and limited resources)
> I am currently teaching for a large nationwide commercial college and
> have need for cheap resources!
> My intro to programming students have a large single platform, multi-
> class project that they must collaborate on as an end-of-term project.
> Two groups of 15-20 students must create an application that I have
> divided into two (ultimately) intersecting components. We have tried
> posting revisions to a single site but have lost revision control
> (which required a lot of re-writes and re-do's). I am looking at
> TortoiseSVN as a solution but alas, I am not the sysAdmin for even our
> small campus. I need a cheap method for storing versions yet having
> some retracing capabilities without a central server. Is there an
> implementation that will allow me to build a subversion server on my
> YahooGroup (sorry Google!) and have students log into it for postings?
> The overall project is an end-of-term project that will be assigned
> for the last 3 weeks of the quarter, built by students and then
> dissassembled at term-end.
> Is there an alternative method of students using thumbdrives (as a
> sneakernet-walking server) as a local server?
> Any help would be appreciated!
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