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RE: Automatic merging

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: Automatic merging
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 16:06:08 -0400

Carucci, Jason wrote:
> I'm trying to get my company to move to CVS from Source Safe. 

Have a look here:
it may give you additional information to help you convince others.

> BTW, Source Safe also does automatic merging, but I think it 
> does a rather poor job.  I don't know why the CVS automatic 
> merging is an issue, but I can't explain human behavior.  I'm 
> hoping CVS merging is better and I can use that to sell it's use.

Comfort level. CVS is new and strange, Source Safe is familiar and
comfortable (even if it is badly broken). Logic tells you the worn out,
ragged slippers should be thrown in the garbage, but emotion rules and we
hang onto them.


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