Re: Content Management

Subject: Re: Content Management
From: Sandy Harris <pashley -at- storm -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2002 16:50:23 -0400


Bill Swallow wrote:

> There are literally hundreds of content management and revision control
> systems out there.

The one that's more-or-less standard for the Unix and Open Source
communites is CVS. It is free, included on any Linux or *BSD CD.
http://www.cvshome.org/

I've also heard good things about bitkeeper:
http://www.bitkeeper.com/

> I suggest doing some web searches and nailing down
> exactly what your employer wants.

Certainly if you're in a software shop, and possibly in any field,
your first question should be to ask what your developers use for
revision control on product design.

If they do have a system in place, that immediately becomes the
leading candidate for use in the docs dep't, and you'd need a
really good reason to use anything else.

If they don't, why on Earth not and can you solve their problem
along with yours?


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