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Re: SVN as part of the OS

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-09 15:02:26 CET

On 11/9/07, Tom Donovan <list-svnusers@hawthorn.k12.il.us> wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2007, at 2:26 AM, a a wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm tend to use svn quite a bit in most of my projects. Not
> > necessarily just to share development, but also just to manage
> > versions of things I produce, such as documents etc., so that I can
> > make changes to things without bothering that I might make a
> > mistake etc because I can always just go back to the previous version.
> > It struck me that this kind of management would be extremely useful
> > in many circumstances. Infact, pretty much everything you produce
> > yourself (documents, projects, artwork, etc etc) would benefit from
> > this kind of management. And you don't have to be a "power user" to
> > want this either. Even the most novice of users may find this
> > beneficial.
> > So, wouldn't it be nice if svn was actually built into the OS?
> It's not svn, but Mac OS X Leopard's "Time Machine" is headed in that
> direction:
> http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/timemachine.html

I don't think Time Machine will ever get to the point where it's close
to SVN for the sole reason that it intentionally discards some backups
when they get to a certain age (as opposed SVN remembering everything

That said, I'm anxious to get an external drive set up so I can use it.

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