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Re: What's the best and most common SVN Windows (Vista) Client

From: Jan Hendrik <list.jan.hendrik_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 18:10:13 +0100

Concerning Re: What's the best and most common
Ryan Schmidt wrote on 27 Jan 2009, 21:24, at least in part:

> TortoiseSVN is a full Subversion client implemented as a Windows
> Explorer plugin.

Be aware though that it may run on older Windows versions, but
not install ... Installation on e.g. W2K breaks, requesting some
additional M$ DLL, a free download devs say on TSVN list - if one
passes the M$ Genuine Check ... But W2K no longer does, it's
become an unidentifiable OS for M$ (as for the IE ActiveExtraction,
the 1.5MB executable won't run anyway). Guess in a few months
TSVN won't install on XP anymore either, it's so ancient an OS, it
worked with less than 4GB RAM ... as if product activation &
hardware repair/upgrade limitation ever were an incentive to drop
W2K for XP!

(Sorry for the rant which would have been more appropriate to
some comments on the TSVN list which incidentally I'm not
subscribed to, only found in the archives when researching the

Jan Hendrik
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