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Subject:Re: Seeking document version control information From:"Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 5 Feb 1997 12:01:02 -0800
At 04:33 PM 2/4/97 -0500, Roy Jacobsen wrote:
>We're searching for information on tools for managing large doc sets
>(printed and online). We're currently using PVCS for our online source
>docs, but it's far from ideal. We'd also like to be able to better manage
>our source files for printed docs as well.
StarTeam was the last project I worked on at StarBase, and we use it
here at Expersoft. It will give you version control for any files
you can create or store on Windows 95 or NT -- binary or ascii.
In addition to version control, it'll give you password-protected
access, defect tracking and threaded conversations that you can
attach to projects or specific files, charting and reports, and an
I've already cashed in my stock options, so I don't have a vested
interest in the product anymore (other than as a user), and the
interface and docs have changed somewhat since I worked on the
product, so I can't claim those anymore either. But it's a handy
piece of software to have on hand and I heartily recommend it.
The 2.0 release provides remote access modules, so you can check
docs in and out over the Web. 3.0 is due out soon.