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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] Git vs SVN (was: Re: What's happened to Ryppl?)
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-28 10:14:15

[moved to developers' list]

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 8:48 AM, Vladimir Prus
<vladimir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> May I suggest that to keep signal/noise ratio on the list to acceptable
> level, we don't have a general VC shootout discussion. It will never lead
> to anything.

+1, but I don't think anyone intended to do that.

> Rather, the parties interested in having Boost switch to any
> version control system that is not SVN should propose a specific plan,
> including hosting, administration, adjustment of all scripts, new workflows
> for Boost maintainers and authors of proposed libraries, etc?
> If would be seriously not funny if 1000 messages later we'll find that
> git is about to solve every problem on earth, but there's nobody to
> do *complete* transition and onging maintenance.

I think what you've just said is an important part of the discussion
we should be having right here and now.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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