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Subject:Re: version control From:Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 24 Jun 2008 15:07:16 -0700 (PDT)
So far, I've had no errors with SVN except those which I made when I was first figuring out how to use it. Dunno about the documentation, as I've never looked at it. Of course, I'm using a caveman approach. Since I'm doing documents and not doing software, I don't bother with any branching or merging or any of the other slightly more advanced functions. I stick strictly to the archiving functions - that's all I need. Any edition-customizing builds that branching and merging may be used for, I handle with different approaches outside SVN.
And as for backups and such, that's true of anything. I always save everything in at least 3 locations. Now that flash drives have reached such huge storage capacities, I don't bother with a backup drive anymore.
--- On Tue, 6/24/08, Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> From: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Subject: Re: version control
> To: klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com
> Cc: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 3:13 PM
> We use it too, but as a new user, I have not been
> particularly thrilled. The
> documentation is pretty good, except when it comes to
> errors, and I have had
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