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Re: Lack of $Id$ support - FAQ

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-17 00:39:04 CEST

Paul Campbell <pwc@u.washington.edu> writes:

> This is a quality product that it is working almost trouble free. I
> thought it was a completely compatible replacment for CVS and that
> is not the case.

We're striving only for a "compelling replacement", not necessary a
"compatible one". Were compatibility a hard rule instead of just a
guideline we use to reduce the Subversion learning curve, Subversion
wouldn't exist -- yes, CVS is *that* broken. Oddly enough, sometimes
in the course of making things better you actually do have to make
them different.

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