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Re: Roadmap for 1.1

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-02 15:02:35 CEST

"Chris Estes" <cestes@nexussystems.com> writes:
> I work for a shop that is using PVCS Version Manager and the entire
> development team refuses to switch from our expensive system to
> Subversion without locking. Labels are an integral part of our build
> system. I have my team lead asking me when Subversion will have
> locking, and I have developers griping about PVCS, but I can't
> switch them to PVCS until the features Mr. Nicholls lists are in
> Subversion. We are drifting towards other solutions (VSS, mainly)
> and I'm trying to hold back the tide. A definite roadmap that
> includes locking and labels would be a great help in actually
> TURNING that tide.

We've heard from a few people that "labels" are crucial. Usually, we
svn developers get confused, and say "But we have labels -- our cheap
copies are the same as labels!"

Now I'm getting the feeling that "labels" doesn't mean the same thing
to all people :-). Could you describe in some detail what they mean
to you and how you use them? Some concrete examples would be
great.

Thanks,
-Karl

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