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From Johan Corveleyn <jcor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Suggestion to change the name "Subversion"
Date Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:18:54 GMT
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 10:57 PM, Glenn Holmer <gholmer@weycogroup.com> wrote:
> On 08/12/2013 03:51 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
>>
>> Apache Subversion actually started as "Inversion" around December
>> 1999, or January 2000. It wasn't until April 2000, that we accepted
>> "Subversion" as a rename. It had "version" in the name, and we *were*
>> trying to subvert the CVS installations/community, so the name fit
>> extremely well :-)
>>
>> It became "Apache Subversion" in February 2010.
>
>
> Great story, thanks!

And if you want to know how to pronounce Subversion:

  http://subversion.apache.org/faq.html#pronounce

:-)

-- 
Johan

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