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Re: Best practices for getting non-tech folks to use subversion?

From: Philip Hallstrom <subversion_at_philip.pjkh.com>
Date: 2006-02-23 19:12:27 CET

> On 2/23/06, Philip Hallstrom <subversion@philip.pjkh.com> wrote:
>> Mostly it comes down to knowing the designers and I just don't think
>> they'd do it. And if they won't do it, then svn won't get used. And my
>> life will be miserable :-)
>
> Most people won't do "different" or "extra" things if they don't have
> to - it's human nature. Make svn part of the required process - their
> changes *can't* get into <environment> without being in svn and you
> basically force the issue.
>
> Maybe let them have a "playground" environment for them to do the
> pixel-nudging work, but if they want to get integrated with the rest
> of the build, they have to use svn? And cut off access to the rest of
> the build by any means other than svn.

Yep. That's part of the plan. Each of us will have our own vhost. Do
whatever you want. But to get it into the QA vhost it's got to come from
svn...

I just don't want to completely change their habits right off the bat if I
doin't have to :)

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