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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-31 06:23:47 CET

Victor A. Wagner Jr. wrote:

>> 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.
> I think we all agree with your last statement, I for one just can't
> figure out what the f***k you're arguing about.
> you seem to flinch every time someone says a tool is broken.

Programs written to use their own platform's native representations
aren't 'broken' just because you might happen to find them
inconvenient. And there are any number of tools besides editors that
manipulate text and aren't easily replaceable. Try something as common
and useful as the unix diff program for example.

   Les Mikesell
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Received on Wed Jan 31 06:24:20 2007

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