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Re: Accidentally merged out code.

From: Andy Bradford
Subject: Re: Accidentally merged out code.
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 01:43:57 -0700

Thus said Harald Kucharek on Wed, 28 Mar 2001 09:38:40 +0200:

> Well, I don't think there is any question about it. It can
> only be attributable to human error. This sort of thing has

Oh, you won't get any argument from me here...

> Let me put it this way, Mr. Bradford. The CVS system is the
> most reliable software ever made. No CVS server has ever made
> a mistake or distorted information. They are are all, by any practical
> definition of the words, foolproof and incapable of error.

Like I said, I have no qualms with anything you said.  I personally 
think CVS is truly one of the greatest pieces of software, however, 
trying to convince others that have never used it before, that suddenly 
attribute all their problems to it, is difficult and I need reasons.  I 
can't just simply say ``you screwed up.''  I know it's due to human 
error, but need to make others see this light. :-)

I understand how CVS works for the most part since I have used RCS, 
diff and friends quite extensively, but haven't ever encountered this 
situation in my usage (maybe that's because I know how to use it) of 

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