Yes, it was awesome. And rings so true. Luckily I was able to
bail on using SVN (and no that's not why I switched companies
BTW, this is exactly the kind of conversation I want to see on
this list. We need to build up the greater Eclipse committer community and start
communicating with eachother on matters that affect many of us. This SVN issue
does as projects consider moving their source control there. We need to do more
of this and work together to solve these issues.
Like Ed, I was trying to stay out of this conversation, but Peter's
poem has moved me.
Thank you very much for the
inspirational, heart-warming poem. The Webmaster team understands
your pain, and has adopted the poem as our team
Peter Kriens wrote:
Hear! Hear! And
I started drinking way too much coffee due to SVN because it gives me ample
time ... Last year I wrote my first poem ever (and likely last) during
On 30 sep 2008, at 22:21, Ed Willink wrote:
Having now used both CVS and SVN extensively, I
cannot recommend CVS
too strongly. Every time you copy or refactor in
an SVN area expect nightmares.
Oh, how I long for the days of
When checkouts were a bless
Updates found to be a
And a build went in a wheeze
Now we are old and
It is svn that I despise
A simple checkout takes
And often it ends never
It is hungry for files and
About disk usage it has no worries
its split personality
Using it from the shell has a
But alas, progress should not be
Directories can now be renamed!
A sad SVN
Ok, I won't pursue
a career in this area, but it illustrates my frustration ...
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