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Re: Converting ClearCase to CVS

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: Converting ClearCase to CVS
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 18:04:06 -0500
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On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 05:04:54PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Without knowing details of either sitution I think you have vastly
> mis-interpreted the meaning of the word "simple".  Something that seemed
> "simple" to you obviously turned out to be exceedingly complex for CVS.

The latter does NOT imply the former.  Reserved checkouts, for
example, are simple enough in theory.  That they're not simple in
a CVS context -- and, some argue, inconsistent with CVS -- does
not make the former a "misinterpretation".

> You either chose the wrong tool for your requirements, or you chose to
> use it in a way that it was not designed to be used.

Geez, that's just what Paul's been saying all along!  It's
everyone else that's been treating his defence of ClearCase as
rank heresy.


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