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Re: Suggestion to change the name "Subversion"

From: Glenn Holmer <gholmer_at_weycogroup.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:57:51 -0500

On 08/12/2013 03:51 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
> Apache Subversion actually started as "Inversion" around December
> 1999, or January 2000. It wasn't until April 2000, that we accepted
> "Subversion" as a rename. It had "version" in the name, and we *were*
> trying to subvert the CVS installations/community, so the name fit
> extremely well :-)
> It became "Apache Subversion" in February 2010.

Great story, thanks!

Glenn Holmer
Weyco Group, Inc.
phone: 414-908-1809
fax: 414-908-1601
Received on 2013-08-12 22:58:23 CEST

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