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Re: What would be the best way to create "working repositories"?

From: Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 15:16:58 +0100

On 29 June 2010 14:39, Tom Malia <tommalia_at_ttdsinc.com> wrote:

> Completely understood and agreed.
>
> As I said, I was setting the stage, not dictating the absolute.
>
> I understood and agreed with Stephen's core points. I didn't find the
> approach to communicating those points particular efficient.
>

Only one comment was tongue-in-cheek and it even had a smiley

All the rest were IMHO direct and too the point. Applogies if my brevity
causes offence

-Stephen

> My goal with the "over taxed" developers is explicitly to reduce that load.
> I am not necessarily "over taxed" and if necessary I'm looking for ways
> that
> I can take on as much of the burden of learning and possibly doing the
> processes necessary and only have to push as little as possible of that
> burden to the developers.
>
> Tom Malia
> T&T Data Solutions L.L.C.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 9:24 AM
> To: Tom Malia
> Cc: Stephen Connolly; users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: What would be the best way to create "working repositories"?
>
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 09:16, Tom Malia <tommalia_at_ttdsinc.com> wrote:
> > Stephen,
> >
> >
> >
> > I appreciate you taking the time to reply. I know many of your comments
> are
> > tongue-in-cheek and I donít take them too personally. However, I donít
> find
> > them terribly helpful either. I wont waste anymore bandwidth here on
> that
> > aspect of your reply.
> >
> >
> >
> > I have no idea what GIT is. If itís another product that I would have to
> > dedicate more resources to learning myself and training the already over
> > taxed developers then I donít think itís a great idea for my situation.
>
> A 5-second Google search will inform you as to what git is.
>
> Stephen makes a valid point, though - if you & your developers are so
> "overtaxed" that proper source control is too much to handle (this
> includes your developers not understanding Subversion beyond what
> you've described), then you have worse problems than the one you've
> asked for help with here.
>
> In the end, I think you'll find you spend more time, money & effort
> doing it wrong than you will in training & staffing appropriately to
> do it right. Or, to paraphrase a sign seen around my office: If don't
> have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it twice?
>
>
Received on 2010-06-29 16:17:38 CEST

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