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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!).


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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