Subversion’s Future?

“According to Google Analytics, one of the most heavily
trafficked posts on my blog is the one I wrote years ago, the Risks
of Distributed Version Control. It’s full of a lot of semi-angry
comments about how wrong I am. I thought I would follow up to that
post with some newer thoughts and news.

“I have to say, after using Mercurial for a bit, I think
distributed version control is pretty neat stuff. As Subversion
tests a final release candidate for 1.5 (which features limited
merge-tracking abilities), there’s a bit of angst going on in the
Subversion developer community about what exactly the future of
Subversion is…”