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Entries published on July 28, 2008

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Let’s talk about DVCS

So, a few years ago all the cool kids were switching from CVS to Subversion. These days, all the cool kids are switching from Subversion to some form of distributed version control; git and Mercurial seem to be the ones with the largest market shares. This switch is being accompanied by a simply deafening amount of hype about DVCS and how it’s a revolutionary new paradigm and will completely change the way people work and… well, the usual stuff.

Over the past few months I’ve tried out both of the popular DVCS tools: first I spent some time puzzling my way …

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