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

From: Tom Malia <tommalia_at_ttdsinc.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 10:52:45 -0400

We're good. Thanks.


Tom Malia

T <http://www.ttdsinc.com> &T Data Solutions L.L.C.



From: Stephen Connolly [mailto:stephen.alan.connolly_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:17 AM
To: Tom Malia
Cc: Andy Levy; users_at_subversion.apache.org
Subject: Re: What would be the best way to create "working repositories"?


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


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
> tongue-in-cheek and I don't take them too personally. However, I don't
> them terribly helpful either. I wont waste anymore bandwidth here on that
> aspect of your reply.
> I have no idea what GIT is. If it's another product that I would have to
> dedicate more resources to learning myself and training the already over
> taxed developers then I don't think it's 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 16:55:17 CEST

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