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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-26 00:57:03

Victor A. Wagner Jr. wrote:

> On the right hand side of
> there purports to be a comparison of svn and cvsnt
> is it badly out of date?

The problem with every comparison is that unless you specify *exactly*
what's compared, it's hard to make any decision. Speaking of the page
you've referenced:

  Efficient storage of binary files using binary deltas
     SVN: NO

This is plain wrong, Subversion uses binary deltas for all files since day

   optional locking (reserved checkouts).
   SVN: NO

This feature will be in svn 1.2

   repository-level ACLs

I don't know what they mean. In svn 1.0 I can restrict access for any
substree to any set of users.

   Set enforced protocols allow server to lock out clients connecting over
   insecure protocols or using insecure/inefficient options.
   Easily remove protocols (without recompile)
   More sophisticated / extra triggers available e.g. postcommit. Triggers
   also available via COM/DLL/.so interfaces

   UTF-8 (Unicode) Server.

Those features are so obsure that I can't comment at all.

   Multi Lingual filenames suport.
   SVN: NO

False. SVN holds all filesnames in UTF-8 internally and has no problems with
russian file names.

So, it looks like the comparison page is either out-of-date, or incorrect.

- Volodya

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