On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 11:28:07AM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 10:42:13AM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > > Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker wrote:
> > > > In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> on Fri, 23 Feb 2007 07:57:53 +0100,
> > > > Markus Schiltknecht <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
> > > >
> > > > markus> Uh, yah. But I was refering to the "lots of opinions on what
> > > > markus> replacement system to use". This has not much to do with the
> > > > markus> want or need (for lack of a better alternative) to stay with
> > > > markus> CVS, IMO.
> > > >
> > > > Oh, it's an academic discussion? Sorry, didn't catch that.
> > >
> > > It's only academic because Monotone is not ready. As soon as it is
> > > ready we will be pushing much harder.
> > This invites the obvious question -- in which ways in monotone not
> > ready? Not that I'm trying to imply that monotone *is* ready, of
> > course.
> Time to get the initial pull is too long, mostly. Also, having the
> policy branch stuff will be good, if nothing else because it'll mean
> having 1.0 out, in turn meaning UI stability, etc. And getting Markus'
> work on the CVS import will be good too (I haven't tried converting
> Postgres' entire CVS repo in a while, and that certainly is a must).
> I don't think we're going to get a one-shot migration, so Cristof's work
> on CVS takeover would be really nice to have so that some of us can
> create an "alternative" repo and cater for those that will continue to
> use CVS for a while.
Yes, interoperability with other revision management systems is a
problem for all of the revision management systems. It might be
de-facto-solved it one system manages to talk effectively to the
important other ones -- it won't be solved permanantly until there are
adequate standard, system-independent protocols ... I don't see that
And there;s the problem of welcoming the prodigal son.
A file gets away from the revision management system, and. much later,
returns, much changed from the experience. How should we slot it back
into the system?
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