Re: Git [was RE: Windows VM on Mac ?]

Subject: Re: Git [was RE: Windows VM on Mac ?]
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:45:58 -0700

I rarely had problems with FrameMaker in SVN. When I did it was
because someone neglected to flag a file as binary. I also had
problems with the TortoiseSVN client getting out of sync with the
repository, so I switched to command-line.

Of the eight or so source control systems I've used, the only one I
really had problems with was SourceSafe. It was no surprise to me when
Microsoft discontinued it.

On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 12:10 PM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:
> ... I have been put into a situation where we all were to use SVN on our
> very loosely coupled FM docs. No two people were ever working on the same
> parts, and there was little cross-referencing. It was a pain, because having
> nearly zero version control would have been far simpler. Any time that
> something went wrong with SVN (and it did, all too often) we had to find the
> local SVN guru to unscramble it before we could do our work.
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