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[ale] Subversion?

I remember some time back that there was a big to-do about Linus
switching from CVS to Bitkeeper.  I'm sure he had his reasons that were
germane to kernel development, but on the whole one would have to call
the move a ringing endorsement of Bitkeeper.

- Jeff

On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 18:16, David Corbin wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 January 2004 08:56, John Wells wrote:
> > Guys,
> >
> > I'm in a position to decide on a versioning control system for our
> > company's dev team.  Naturally, my first thought was CVS, but I've seen a
> > few blips for Subversion (subversion.tigris.org) and must say I like some
> > of the features (http://svnbook.red-bean.com/html-chunk/ch01s03.html).
> >
> > I am, however, concerned by the relative newness of the project, and I
> > really haven't heard of many folks using it in a production environment.
> > I find that a sometimes helpful measure regarding the quality of a tool is
> > the amount of buzz/activity surrounding a tool, and I honestly haven't
> > seen a lot.  Of course, it could be I'm looking in the wrong places :).
> I've heard some buzz about Subversion of late (several sources).  Not enough 
> to make me consider it, but perhaps in another year.  If I can't using 
> Perforce for some reason, that is.
Jeff Hubbs <hbbs at comcast.net>