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Re: cvswrappers - any better suggestions ?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvswrappers - any better suggestions ?
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2001 12:17:03 -0400 (EDT)

David H. Thornley writes:
> Nope; CVS adheres to design principles that are at least somewhat
> compatible with our requirements.  The fact that people are using
> CVS for the management of binary files implies that somebody can
> do it and be successful.  Nor do I understand why this is inherently
> a wrong choice.  I can understand why it would be the wrong choice
> under some given circumstances, but I have a great deal of difficulty
> with moral absolutes in open-source software.

People successfully use hammers to insert screws.  That doesn't mean a
hammer is the right tool (or even a good tool) for the job.

> Heck, I don't even want to write to tool manufacturers and tell
> them that they need to make screwdrivers more paint-can-lid
> compatible.

But that's exactly what you're doing with CVS.

-Larry Jones

Wheeee. -- Calvin

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