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From: James Sharpe (james.sharpe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-03 07:25:30

2008/7/2 Daryle Walker <darylew_at_[hidden]>:
>> I wasn't directing this at you. I was responding to the general pattern.
>> After all the OP did suggest switching VC systems. But my comment is not
>> just about VC systems. It's about all the tools. For example the various
>> discussions about switching the build system and phrasing it as if switching
>> the build system will solve testing problems. When in reality the build
>> system has almost nothing to do with the current testing problems we have.
> James Sharpe said that, not the OP (which is me).

And I only suggested it in response to the argument that frequently
changing branches makes it difficult to track changes between
releases, whereas this is only really true with centralized VCS
systems; I argued that a DVCS makes this point not valid anymore; in
particular I had in mind the gitk tool for git which enables you to
visualise the merge history of the release, thus making tracking
changes very easy.

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