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Re: CVS Pros/Cons

From: Phil Richards
Subject: Re: CVS Pros/Cons
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:52:14 +0000 (GMT)

On 2004-02-13, Kevin Layer <address@hidden> wrote:
>  Larry Jones <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> It actually wouldn't be difficult, but it would be a lot of tedious work
> >> for very little benefit -- lack of atomicity usually isn't a problem and
> >> when it is, it is almost always easily fixed.  It would also impact
> >> performance, significantly in some cases.
>  "A lot of tedious" and "wouldn't be difficult" would seem to be
>  contradictory.

As a counterexample to that statement:

It is "not difficult" to add comments to every line of code in CVS.
It is, however, tedious.

The level of tedium associated with a task is (very) frequently
inversely related to how complex it is.  Complex things are *fun*.

Or maybe that's just me.

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