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Re: Development Process

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-04-06 10:05:58 CEST

On Tuesday 05 April 2005 10:30, Bax, Arjen wrote:
> bruce wrote:
> > jay,
> [...]
> > In all honesty, you shouldn't 'force' them to have to use SVN
> > if they where
> > already using VSS.
> I convinced my teammates to switch over from VSS to SVN by pointing out
> some errors made in several releases of our product which were directly
> retraceable to the use of VSS and would not have occurred if we had
> used SVN at that time...
> - blocking chekouts
> - versioned renames not supported in VSS
> - scripting and automatic builds impossible
> - multiple working copies per user unmanageable

And perhaps having to deal with corrupt repositories. A team I worked
with one time had terrible issues with that. They were constantly going
back to tape.


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