On Jan 26, 2010, at 11:29 AM, Intransition wrote:

> On Jan 26, 12:05 pm, Marnen Laibow-Koser <mar... / marnen.org> wrote:
>> Gregory Brown wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 11:48 AM, Marnen Laibow-Koser
>>> <mar... / marnen.org> wrote:
>> 
>>>>> But I have a number of scrap projects, code snippets,
>>>>> explorations, and so on, that I want to keep in a repo, something more
>>>>> suitable to Subversion b/c it handles sub-projects well.
>> 
>>>> So does Git. In fact, Git does everything Subversion does, but better.
>>>> Do yourself a big favor and drop Subversion entirely.
>> 
>>> Git handles subprojects, sure... but it's arguable whether it does
>>> them *well* :)
>> 
>> Is git submodule really any worse than svn external?
> 
> To clarify, I wasn't referring to submodules or externals. By
> "subproject" I meant literally keeping multiple projects in a single
> repo. Subversion's advantage here is that a subdirectory can be
> handled as an independent unit within the whole.

Yeah, it was nice how you could pretty much check out a folder of a huge repository.