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RE: Re: looking for references on the evil that is VSS

From: Peter A. Pociask <Peter.Pociask_at_vesdia.com>
Date: 2005-01-07 00:02:39 CET

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From: MikeM [mailto:zlists@mgm51.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2005 3:19 PM
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Subject: Re: looking for references on the evil that is VSS

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.

Is this true or just an urban legend? I have never been able to find a

Peter Pociask

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