From: William E. Kempf (wekempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-09 12:51:09
Edward Diener said:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>> "Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> I will look at the WinCVS site to see if there are NGs or mailing
>>> lists that might help me out.
>> Suit yourself; I'm trying to suggest that you not waste your time, at
>> least as first, and instead dig into http://cvsbook.red-bean.com/
> Thanks for the link.
> Do realize that people are different and that my programming preference
> is almost always to use a GUI interface over command lines as long as
> the GUI interface lets me do what I want to accomplish. Of course I
> write actual code in a fancy editor just like everyone else <g>. I will
> dig into the .pdf version of the link first, although my initial
> reaction to CVS was not joyful, but I am sure it can not be that arcane
> to use.
I normally prefer GUIs as well. But in this case, I have to agree with
Dave. You should learn the command line long before using any GUI,
especially one with only a thin wrapper like WinCVS. It's an easier
learning curve on a very complex tool.
-- William E. Kempf
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