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Re: Subversion vs CVS for document files

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-11-14 15:54:45 CET

On 11/14/2006 9:21 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-11-14 at 01:38, Tim Hill wrote:
>> Actually I think the single rev# is one of the best features of SVN.
>> Having used "per-file" rev# systems, which deteriorate into chaos, I
>> far prefer the Subversion approach. Plus the fact that, in effect, a
>> rev# becomes a changelist.
>
> It makes sense for a 'project'. It doesn't make much sense
> for a collection of mostly unrelated files and it is cumbersome
> to put each in its own repository.

Why not? If you just think of revision numbers as tags, they are just
as meaningful whether they increase sequentially or by bigger jumps.

Duncan Murdoch

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