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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: SVN
Date Mon, 22 Aug 2005 12:25:03 GMT

FYI, There is a informal deadline for shutting down CVS end of this
calendar year. drop a note to infrastructure@ if you need more info
and timeline.

-- dims

On 8/22/05, Jesse Pelton <> wrote:
> I may just be an old dog incapable of learning new tricks, but I've had
> a hard time trying to figure out some things since Xerces moved to
> Subversion.  (I don't remember what specific problems I've had,
> unfortunately, just that I had a hard time with something that would
> have been trivial for me with CVS.)
> On the other hand, there may be something to be gained by using the same
> version control system as other Apache projects.  This argument would be
> more convincing to me if there was some official indication that ASF
> prefers SVN to CVS, but I can't find any such on
> Is there a compelling reason to make the change?  I know SVN is newer
> and cooler and has some features that are very useful under some
> circumstances (like member moves), but is there any evidence that this
> is of value to xml-security?
> I raise these issues just as food for thought.  I don't have a vote or a
> strong opinion.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Berin Lautenbach []
> > Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 7:40 AM
> > To:
> > Subject: SVN
> >
> > Not sure if everyone is aware, but the ASF is gradually
> > converting all
> > the CVS repos to SVN.
> >
> > What are peoples thoughts to moving xml-security to SVN?

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