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Re: looking for references on the evil that is VSS

From: MikeM <zlists_at_mgm51.com>
Date: 2005-01-06 21:19:12 CET

On 1/6/2005 at 6:40 AM Robert P. J. Day wrote:

|i have the opportunity to migrate a local project from CVS to SVN,
|but Visual SourceSafe is also used a lot here internally and i'm sure
|i'll have to defend my decision to want to use SVN rather than VSS.
| so i'm interested in links/references on the nastiness that is VSS.
|ideally, absolute horror stories from developers about how VSS
|destroyed their data, rendered them sterile, then broke into their
|homes and made sweet, sweet love to their wives.
| that sort of thing. the more horrific, the better. thanks.

Microsoft does not use VSS for their own internal development.

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