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From Matthias Bläsing <>
Subject Re: Possible Removal of SVN
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:55:26 GMT

Am Donnerstag, den 08.03.2018, 14:33 +0000 schrieb Mark Struberg:
> tons of companies and projects are still using SVN. Also new
> projects. 
> While git is great, it is also very easy to destroy a GIT repo.This
> is a major reason why some companies still prefer SVN.The other
> argument is security. SVN is strictly centralised and file based. So
> you cannot take the whole projects offline (sometimes that is bad,
> sometimes good) and you can set the access to very specific portions
> of the code. 
> So I'd highly recommend not removing the SVN support.

I work for one such company. There are various reasons: central backup,
convenience, "it works", "I don't want to learn another VCS". In sum:
if there are no strong reasons to remove subversion I would not even
think about it.



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