Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Josh Berkus wrote:
>> I think that may be where we're heading.  In that case, we may need to
>> talk about branching earlier so that developers can work on the new
>> version who are frozen out of the in-process one.
> I've argued this in the past. But be aware that it will make more work
> for committers. It is very far from cost-free.

I hate to bring up the CMS flamewar again, but IMHO the one advantage
the distributed systems (Git, Monotone, Darcs, etc) have over CVS &
subversion is that they push this branch management cost down to the
developer who wants a branch - rather from the guys maintaining the
official CMS.

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