two open source projects that I'm associated with,
have both switched over to using the
source code control system in the last week.
In both cases, the prolonged problems with
anonymous CVS access at SourceForge
proved the final straw.
And I provided the impetus, by bringing up the need for a change on the
I take no credit for doing the work, however,
as that was done by others.
(Vim's primary repository continues to be CVS, with Subversion acting as
a mirror for anonymous access. Bram didn't want to change over until
after Vim 7 ships.)
Earlier this year, we switched over to Subversion at work, after years of
using Visual SourceSafe. It was a huge improvement. Having to use VSS was
a big shock to my system, after years of using Source Depot at Microsoft.
Transactional checkins are really nice and I've grown to like
TortoiseSVN as a front-end to