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RE: Re: Communication of CHANGES

From: Giulio Troccoli <Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com>
Date: 2007-11-28 17:10:57 CET

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-----Original Message-----

> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy@gmail.com]
> Sent: 28 November 2007 15:59
> To: Giulio Troccoli
> Cc: kmradke@rockwellcollins.com; Mark Phippard; Harvey, Edward;
> users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Re: Communication of CHANGES
> On Nov 28, 2007 10:53 AM, Giulio Troccoli
> <Giulio.Troccoli@uk.linedata.com> wrote:
> > > A real user quote: "How can I trust Subversion if it can't even
> > > consistently show status information between clients?"
> > >
> >
> > Answer: exactly because of that. The only way to know something for
> > is to use Subversion not a client, IMHO.
> But the your "standard svn(.exe)" *is* a client. TSVN (for example) is
> built on top of the same libraries (same source) that the official
> distribution uses.

Sorry, my mistake, I wasn't clear. Firstly with "client" I actually
meant something like TortoiseSVN. And with "use Subversion" I meant not
just the CLI but more "use the tool as it's intended to". So I should
rephrase the all thing to something like

The only way to know something for sure is to query the server and use
Subversion features as they are intended to, not blindly rely on a GUI
client that may, and often do, present information in a different, and
sometime misleading, way.


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