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Re: SVN vs. Visual Studio Team System (Was: looking for references on the evil that is VSS)

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-07 16:46:36 CET

On Jan 7, 2005, at 9:14 AM, Steve Dwire wrote:

>> From: allan juul [mailto:lambretta@inet.uni2.dk]
> <snip>
>> hmm, i'm in a similar situation. we currently have CVS and VSS
>> and want to change both. we have two choices: Subversion or
>> Visual Studio Team System 2005 (currently in Beta). the latter
>> includes among other things a *quality* version control system
>> that MicroSoft does indeed use themselves.
>
> Allan, et al:
>
> One of my old friends from high school, Buck Hodges, is on the
> Microsoft
> team that is developing the new Visual Studio Team System. I
> specifically asked him about some differences between Subversion and
> the
> proposed Visual Studio Team System.
>

A former SVN developer has also been working on VSTS for the last
couple of years. In fact, he had to quit SVN development because it
was conflict of interest.

Previews are coming out next week; we'll learn more about this product
soon, I think. The former SVN developer was very much into repository
db schemas; I wonder if any SVN ideas will make it into this MS
product. :-)

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