Visual SourceSafe/other doc control apps

Subject: Visual SourceSafe/other doc control apps
From: "Kane, Beth" <Beth -dot- Kane -at- pearson -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 16:38:51 -0500

Have any of you used MS Visual SourceSafe for document version control? Do
you recommend it? Any problems?

What other programs do you recommend for storage and distribution of
documentation files?

One of our purposes is to let anyone in the company go to a central place --
a version control system -- and get a read-only copy of the latest
documentation. Is a company-wide license required just for Read access?

I found some VSS comments in the archives from 1999-2002, but thought I'd
check back and see what else people are using these days, since VSS is


Beth Kane
Services Engineering Tech Writer
Pearson Education Technologies
beth -dot- kane -at- pearson -dot- com

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