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From "Stan Silvert" <>
Subject RE: [vote] Switch to Subversion
Date Wed, 13 Apr 2005 17:42:02 GMT

Stan Silvert
JBoss, Inc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manfred Geiler []
> Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 4:20 AM
> To: MyFaces Development
> Subject: [vote] Switch to Subversion
> Final release 1.0.9beta is only a question of hours now. After
> publication will be the best time to finally move our repository out
> of the incubator.
> We have already discussed and voted about the SVN issue, but there are
> some new and changed circumstances and I would like to find out if
> there are still committers who have serious objection against SVN.
> Cons:
> - IntelliJ users still do not have integrated SVN support.
> Pros:
> - SVN is the new repository technology for ASF. At the long term all
> Apache projects should have moved to SVN. So it's unwritten common
> sense that new top level projects should start with SVN from the
> beginning.
> - As you know, SVN is able to keep history for renamed and moved files
> and dirs. Just now we are discussing some serious structural changes
> (subprojects, sandbox, etc.) If we do that now in CVS we would loose
> valuable history for many files.
> - TortoiseSVN is a powerful alternative for all IntelliJ users in the
> meantime.
> So here is my definite
> +1 for switching from CVS to Subversion
> -Manfred

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