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Re: Evaluating subversion for an enterprise installation

From: William Nagel <bill_at_stagelogic.com>
Date: 2005-12-02 21:33:53 CET

On Dec 2, 2005, at 9:09 AM, Andy Levy wrote:

> On 12/1/05, William Nagel <bill@stagelogic.com> wrote:
>> P.S. You may also want to take a look at my book "Subversion Version
>> Control: Using the Subversion Version Control System in Development
>> Projects". I've had several people tell me that it helped them with
>> formulating their arguments to management in favor of Subversion. It
>> was published under an open publishing license (much like the
>> O'Reilly book) and can be downloaded from http://www.phptr.com/
>> content/images/0131855182/downloads/Nagel_book.pdf or purchased in
>> hard copy from Amazon.
> I had already convinced management that we should implement Subversion
> before I purchased your book, but it (and "Practial Version Control
> Using Subversion" from the Pragmatic Programmer group) just cemented
> my belief that we made the right decision. Both these books have
> helped me get my head around the whole Subversion "philosophy" and,
> after only a couple weeks, have helped me write both user and
> administration documentation. I'll be putting your book in the hands
> of my users when we roll out into general usage. Thank you for your
> tremendous resource, Bill.

Thank you very much. This is my first book, and I have to say the
best part of the whole process is hearing from people who've found my
book helpful. It validates the whole effort.

Good luck with your Subversion rollout. I hope everything goes


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