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Re: bringing version control into the company [semi-OT]

From: Dave Rolsky <autarch_at_urth.org>
Date: 2004-02-04 01:36:57 CET

On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Dave Rolsky wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
> > This one time, at band camp, Christian Sauer wrote:
> > >* "I don't want to do anything differently than I do now"
> > >* "I don't want to use another program for managing the files"
> >
> > Revision control is always different than non-revision control. That's
> In fact, isn't that the whole point of using revision control? You're
> solving a problem by doing something different. Problems aren't usually
> solved by doing things exactly the same way ;)
> This is one objection that I think you can safely tell your manager is
> completely bogus.

You can also point out to your designers that this is a marketable skill.

If I were given the choice of two designers, both of which had good
resumes, then seeing that one of them had experience version control would
certainly be a tie-breaker.


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