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Why not SVN?

On 3/12/07, Trans <transfire / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Should I be using SVN rather than Darcs or Git?
>
> Subversion has apparently become the version control system of choice
> for Ruby developers --especially now that Ruby itself uses it. I
> suspect that might have a lot to do with Rails and Rubyforge. Ruby
> only switched over to SVN well after Rails had been using it. And
> Rubyforge currently only supports SVN and CVS, which I find a bit
> surprising since, from what I understand, supporting Darcs is just a
> matter of having Darcs installed. And I can't imagine Git is much
> different.
>
> So I'm wondering, what's so special about SVN as opposed to the other
> choices? Is it because SVN is more like CVS than the other choices?
> The fact that SVN isn't distributed I would think would work against
> it (though I hear SVK is supposed to deal with that). Darcs is written
> in Haskell, and from the word on the street a lot of Ruby folk seem to
> like Haskell. Also, Git was written by Linus Torvalds, which is about
> as good as credentials can get.
>
> Thanks,
> T.
>
>
>


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