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From Mads Toftum <>
Subject Re: Lab for distributed SCM?
Date Sun, 24 Feb 2008 11:49:11 GMT
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 01:03:39PM +0200, Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Here's an attempt to consolidate some of the thoughts and ideas voiced
> about this here and elsewhere.
> * Subversion is here to stay. There are currently no major reasons for
> switching away from Subversion as the central repository of all Apache
> source code.
> * That said, there are use cases (and people itching about them) that
> Subversion doesn't currently support as well as many dSCM systems do.
> * The purpose of this effort (Lab or not) should be to identify and
> explore those use cases to find out a) whether we should spend effort
> supporting them, b) how to best support them using available tools and
> infrastructure, and c) what to do in case current tools are not
> enough.
> * The expected results of this effort would be documentation for cases
> a and b, and patches and other development/testing support for
> Subversion and other tools for case c.
This actually makes a whole lot more sense to me than the original
proposal. If the main focus is on the "how", tools and documentation,
then I think it fits well within the scope of labs.


Mads Toftum

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