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Re: VSS migration to...

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2007-05-14 15:50:13 CEST

marc gonzalez-carnicer wrote:
> hi all,
> 2007/5/9, Andrew Close <aclose@gmail.com>:
>> Hi all,
>> our company is currently using an old version of VSS that really isn't
>> cutting it anymore. there's been talk for a couple years now to
>> replace VSS with something 'better'.
> in our company migration from vss and sccs to svn has
> just been approved. however, there is one vss fanatic who
> is making noisy claims that this decision is wrong and that
> it will be a waste of time and money. sound counterclaims
> have already been issued. but in order to stop the debate
> (the manager who approved the decision did it mostly as
> a matter of confidence), i would like to show him serious
> evidence that vss is evil (beyond karl fogel's quote about
> the shredder and fire).
> googling "why not use vss" gives some interesting pages,
> most notably martin tome's blog entry
> http://www.subversionary.org/blog/martintomes.
> but most claims don't provide formal evidence, are sometimes
> anonymous, like a guy who claims having worked at microsoft.
> do you know of a link that i could use?

Not sure if you've seen these links:


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