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Re: Suggestion to change the name "Subversion"

From: Naumenko, Roman <roman.naumenko_at_rbccm.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:25:26 +0000

On 2013/08/12 5:25 PM, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 4:57 PM, Glenn Holmer <gholmer_at_weycogroup.com> wrote:
>> 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!
> Agreed. On the name change topic, I had a professor who would
> greet people with "heaveno" because he believed the traditional
> greeting had satanic connotations. His attempts to make us use that
> did not go very far...


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