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From Jacob Kjome <>
Subject Re: New CVS?
Date Sun, 19 Oct 2003 04:22:56 GMT

Well, there is always Subversion, although it isn't necessarily based on 
Java technology...

However, there may exist a project that does match what you are talking 
about and is based in Java...

check it out.


At 11:21 PM 10/18/2003 +0200, you wrote:
>Lets face it, CVS is an OLD product. Furthermore, the development of CVS is
>almost dead having few releases in recent years. At least this is my opinion.
>What I am doing in polling the community of open source developers as to what
>they think. I am seriously considering starting a project to replace CVS using
>Java technology in the way that Ant has virtually replaced make as a build
>utility (for good reason).
>I am curious about the following questions:
>1) What do you think about the idea?
>2) What lessons do you think can be learned from CVS? Things done badly, not
>done at all, etc.
>3) What features in CVS do you believe should be deprecated and why?
>4) What features would you like to see in a replacement to CVS that currently
>are not available in CVS?
>And for the Apache Folk:
>5) Would you consider this an interesting project for ASF?
>I look forward to your answers and comments.
>-- Kraythe
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