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Re: About subversion.tigris.org website, on Subversion and Linus, and BitKeeper

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-08 16:23:22 CEST

William Poetra Yoga H <williampoetra@yahoo.com> writes:
> First of all, sorry to post something off-topic, but I couldn't find
> a way to contact the developers directly (without posting to devel).

Oh, compliments aren't off-topic -- and some of the developers read
this list too :-).

> I used to dislike your project since I read that you want "To take
> over the CVS user base.", but I've changed my view today.
> I've just browsed your website after reading the story about Linux
> moving away from BitKeeper, and I think these pages
> - http://subversion.tigris.org/subversion-linus.html
> - http://subversion.tigris.org/bitmover-svn.html
> are really good. I mean, I've never seen websites commenting with such a
> strict, impartial style.
> Just a few quotes:
> - While Subversion has been well-received by many open source projects, that
> doesn't mean it's right for every project.
> I'm not even that humble.
> - We have no complaints about BitKeeper as a piece of software
> That's a positive attitude.
> - Of course, BitMover employees are free to download and install
> Subversion any time, and we encourage them to do so.
> That's cool ;)

Heh -- thanks!

> Although I've never used Subversion before (I'm just a newbie...), I
> think you guys are very great! Keep up the good work (and attitude!) :)

I hope you get a chance to use SVN sometime soon -- and that you still
feel the same after you do :-).


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