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Re: Subversion vs CVS for document files

From: Tim Hill <drtimhill_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-11-15 21:51:56 CET

Yes, I agree with Ted ... kill VSS, then let svn fight it out with
Perforce or ClearCase (and wait until you see what they want per copy!).

--Tim

On Nov 15, 2006, at 11:57 AM, Ted Dennison wrote:

> Tim Hill wrote:
>> VSS is not an industrial-strength product. Subversion is. Period.
>> And, yes, I've used both extensively.
> It might be worth backing off of Subversion, and just attacking
> VSS. There are some good alternatives to Subversion out there, but
> VSS is not one of them. An "anything but VSS" attitude may pay you
> better dividends than trying to defend SVN. Perhaps after VSS is
> tossed and alternatives are being discusssed, SVN can be brought
> up. But even if you end up having to go with something like
> Perforce instead, you will still be *waaaaaaay* ahead for not
> having to use VSS. That alone would be an accomplishment you can be
> happy with.
>
> As for ammo, a good (alternative neutral) place to get started
> would be http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/000660.html
>
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