[Techtalk] Re: [Grrls-only] CVS book question

Jenn Vesperman jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au
Tue Aug 20 07:26:56 EST 2002

On Mon, 2002-08-19 at 21:54, Sophie wrote:
> On Mon, Aug/19/02 05:24:56PM +1000, Jenn Vesperman wrote:
> > When we were discussing (on IRC) what was to go into my CVS book,
> > someone suggested a list of other version control systems that were
> > available.
> > 
> > Now I need to write an introductory paragraph to that list explaining
> > (among other things) why the list is in this book. And for the life of
> > me I can't remember why, and can't think of a reason myself.
> > 
> > Help?
> > 
> > Whoever it was: if there isn't a good reason, the list is going to go
> > away. Remind me why!
> It wasnt me, but I'd at least mention a history of cvs and rcs, 
> because I love reading histories of things :)

The problem with that is that the history seems to be lost - I've
scoured the web, and the only history I can find is the changelogs.

> sccs springs to mind as an alternate system perhaps. I've only ever used cvs though, so I dont know much about it.
> Oh, and dont Microsoft have Visual Codesafe (if i rember correctly)? I may be wrong, but I seem to rember seeing something...

I have the list, I just don't have a reason to include it. (SourceSafe,

Jenn V.
    "Do you ever wonder if there's a whole section of geek culture 
        	you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.

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