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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Switch to SVN
Date Mon, 13 Sep 2004 12:02:00 GMT
Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> 
> > Aditionally, I wanted to see what others think in making SVN a 
> > requirement for all new podlings entering the Incubator. IT would 
> > certainly make it easier to keep track of permissions across all 
> > Incubator-dependant repositories.
> 
> I still do believe, that SVN isn't sufficiently well supported. That 
> doesn't apply to the SVN server, but to the tools, IDE's, and similar 
> thing. For example, the Eclipse plugin for SVN is way behind the CVS plugin.

I find the command-line tools to be totally adequate.

> It is quite reasonable, that this will change over the next year. But, 
> as the situation is now, I would consider it a pain to use SVN in 
> everydays work. That is also the reason, where I do not support 
> switching to SVN in the Apache projects, I am involved in.
> 
> Conclusion: Give it another year.
> 
> And, just a personal feeling: I would consider it expecting too much 
> from a podling, to fulfill requirements, that not even the major Apache 
> projects fulfill.

SVN seems to be easier than CVS.

-- 
David Crossley


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