On Friday, June 13, 2014 2:24:15 AM UTC+2, charlesmanning wrote:
> There is an argument whether Git is actually easier to learn than SVN for
>> people who have never used version control systems before. After all, Git
>> has more in common with the kind of version control system you would invent
>> by yourself if there were none available .
>>  http://tom.preston-werner.com/2009/05/19/the-git-parable.html
> By that argument, git should have emerged as the first version control
> system. Instead we got rcs!
Not necessarily. I think a lot of people worked with zipped up
copies/snapshots of their projects before they started using rcs, or
> SVN is surely simpler to learn - there are less concepts: just a client
> checkout and a repository. No staging and no "real" branching.
> Git though is not that much harder to learn. It has far more flexibility
> than svn. For that reason it is worth the extra effort.
I blogged some thoughts on this a long while ago:
So, as an experienced SVN user, I certainly see your side of things. But I
still do wonder if, for the complete beginner, Git is actually easier to
get started with.
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