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Re: Subversion 1.2 RC1 Binaries

From: Mark T. Dame <mdame_at_mfm.com>
Date: 2005-04-12 22:29:34 CEST

Toby Johnson wrote:

> Mark T. Dame wrote:
>> I don't normally involve myself in this kind of silliness, but at some
>> point, we just have to say "No" to ignorance.
>> <snip>
>> Of course I don't use Windows, so don't know what kind of road blocks
>> Bill has put in way, but it can't be *that* much harder than UN*X.
> I don't think someone who doesn't even use the platform being discussed
> should be preaching about ignorance. Yes, Subversion IS much more
> difficult to build on Windows. I have built Subversion on two different
> HP-UX platforms and about 3 different Linux distros. I have attempted it
> on Windows several times, without success. Compile it on Windows
> yourself, then come back and tell us about how easy it is.

Ah, but you miss the point. The discussion is not about Windows. It is
about Windows users demanding the Subversion developers provide
something else for free, as if the software itself isn't enough.


## Mark T. Dame <mailto:mdame@mfm.com>
## VP, Product Development
## MFM Software, Inc. (http://www.mfm.com/)
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