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Is Distributed Source Control Always the Right Answer?

Dec 18, 2007, 03:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Jones)

"I've been wondering that lately. I've been using Subversion for... well... what seems to be a lot of years now. Looking back at the dates for Subversion's history and coinciding them with events that were happening in my life, I'm guessing that I started using Subversion no later than the end of 2003. (So, maybe that’s not 'a lot of years now'...) And I was using CVS from about 2001 until I started with Subversion. During the majority of that time, I have been either the sole commiter of the code base that I was working on, or one of very few people working on the same code.

"Recently, I started a job where I'll likely be working more mingled in with other developers on the same code at the same time..."

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