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Re: Is this correct behavior for svn cat?

From: Vincent Starre <vstarre_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2005-09-08 01:55:50 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> The thing is, Subversion has grown so exponentially popular in the
> last year or two, that it's become hard to keep track of how users
> are using it. In the early days, this list was all about developers
> getting feedback from (and helping) early adopters. Today it's
> almost entirely users helping other users... which is a great thing!
> But the traffic is so high, most of the developers don't read it
> anymore. A few of us are still trying, though, because we don't want
> to lose track of the user base. It's really useful to know what sort
> of bugs are the most troublesome, which concepts are hardest to
> learn, what users are asking for. Developers shouldn't be improving
> the product in a vacuum. :-)
>
though personally I think mailing lists are archaic and wish everyone
would just use IRC or a message board ;)

And yes, sussman is all over IRC, too.

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