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From "Martin Newstead" <>
Subject Re: New CVS?
Date Sun, 19 Oct 2003 07:38:12 GMT

CVS works very indeed for all the projects that I've used it for, these 
range from large enterprise software development with about 50 developers to 
small individual projects. I have set up CVS repositories and administrated 
them. I have no reason to change at this point in time.

>From: "Robert Simmons" <>
>Reply-To: "Ant Users List" <>
>Subject: New CVS?
>Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 23:21:42 +0200
>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 
>What I am doing in polling the community of open source developers as to 
>they think. I am seriously considering starting a project to replace CVS 
>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, 
>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 
>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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