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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: SVN tutorial
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 21:21:51 GMT

On 07/18/2011 06:01 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> You probably don't want to reinvent the "How do I use the svn(1) cmdline
> client" wheel.  The svnbook and N other blogs and web sites already do
> that; pick one and run with it.  Erhm, link to it.
> On the other hand, you should probably mention that alternative clients
> (eg, tortoisesvn) exist.  Some people don't like cmdline interfaces.

IMO, we might be wise to "recommend" an alternate GUI client, perhaps 
Elipse with the subversion plugin since it's rather platform agnostic, 
and there's a reasonably good tutorial for it.

> Also may want to discuss the workflow, contrast it with hg, etc.
> Daniel
> <wayita>  - windows: tortoisesvn, ankhsvn (visual studio .net) | cross
> platform: workbench, svn-up, subclipse (eclipse), supervision,
> subcommander, rapidsvn, jsvn, psvn.el, esvn, qsvn, eric3, kdesvn | OSX:
> scplugin, SvnX | *nix: KDevelop | If you're learning svn, it's easier
> for us to help you if you _don't_ use a GUI.
> (this is our IRC bot)
> Carl Marcum wrote on Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 06:41:50 -0400:
>> Hi all,
>> I did the page as a SVN Basics type page instead of a tutorial since
>> I didn't know if we wanted practice files and commits in SVN.
>> I have put up the page at:
>> I haven't linked it from anywhere yet.
>> It still needs info on creating and applying patches and committing
>> patches from others.
>> Do we have a preferred message style for this?
>> Bugzilla #43835:
>> Added some cool new feature.
>> Submitted by: John Doe<>
>> or
>> Obtained from: John Doe<>
>> Also something on multi-line commit messages.
>> I'll get it finished up or fell free to jump in.
>> Best regards,
>> Carl


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