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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-30 21:28:03 CET

Oliver Betz wrote:

>> Sorry, but most people would chose a revision control system that will
>> handle the job they need to do, not choose their job based on what their
>> revision control system happens to make convenient for them.
> You missed the point.

What point? That his text usage is limited to a small set of tools?
There is no universal agreement on how text should be handled.

> SVN can not protect "flawed" tools from the reality in any situation.

The reality is that text is represented differently on different
platforms. For some specific uses you can pretend that isn't true and
for some you can't. A revision control system that works cross-platform
should be able to deal with native formats, and subversion does - it
could just be improved.

   Les Mikesell
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