RE: Visual SourceSafe/other doc control apps

Subject: RE: Visual SourceSafe/other doc control apps
From: "Karen E. Black" <kblack_text -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 19:08:37 -0400

Kane, Beth wants to know about Visual SourceSafe/other doc control apps.

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

"Bulloch, Scott" <scott -dot- bulloch -at- sap -dot- com> says:
We used to use it here for Word and Framemaker files. It is a workable solution, but slower than molasses in January...

But when February 1 hits, watch it go!! ;->

I've used it in the past (2000) -- it got major workouts, a lot of users, many folders and sub-sub-sub-sub folders, and there were occasional problems with some archiving function or other (documents were checked out and edited, but the changes weren't saved when checked back in). I don't recall exactly, and it didn't happen to me.

Is fearr socrú dá dhonacht ná dlí dá fheabhas.
It's better to solve the problem than to improve the law.

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