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Re: Visual Source Safe vs Subversion

From: Jeremy Pereira <jeremyp_at_jeremyp.net>
Date: 2006-11-07 17:58:03 CET

On 7 Nov 2006, at 15:52, Eric wrote:

> At 10:56 PM 11/6/2006, Andy Levy wrote:
>
> <AL>>>>>That your partner is perturbed by something as
> inconsequential as SVN's revision number scheme while insisting
> upon using VSS makes me nervous for your project and
> organization.<<<<<
>
> Good morning, Andy.
>
> In all fairness to my partner, the revision numbering scheme is a
> minor irritation to him. And, the more I think of it the more I
> see that it makes sense in the case of source code trees or inter-
> related documents, and I think he has no problem with that. His
> main objections revolve around ease of use and the fact that you
> can't check out individual files, and you can't drag-and-drop files
> from the repository into your sandbox, at least not with any of the
> GUIs we've tried such as SmartSVN, TortoiseSVN, or WebSVN.

What about mounting the repository through WebDAV, is that an option?

>
> As for VSS, he owns a copy, it's the system he knows best and so
> there is no learning curve for him. That's why he's pushing it.
>
>
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