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Re: converting from SVN to CVS

From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday_at_crashcourse.ca>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 05:46:47 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, JeremyP wrote:

> On 22 Jan 2009, at 22:34, Jason Boehle wrote:
> > My company has been acquired, and we previously used SVN, but the
> > new company uses CVS.
> My deepest sympathies.
> I don't know the answer to your specific question (so you can stop
> reading now if you like), but I would resist migrating back, if I
> were you and in fact I would do my best to convince your new masters
> to migrate to svn rather than the other way around. Subversion is
> far superior to CVS.

  sure it is, but if you were in jeremy's position and were asked to
make a case for moving on up to svn, how would you do it? in most
cases, any argument for migrating to a new piece of software will be
met with, "but XYZ has worked for us so far, i don't see any need to

  most people on this list are technically adept with subversion.
where's the marketing? where's the ammunition that jeremy could take
into a meeting with his new bosses?


Robert P. J. Day
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