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Re: patch for documentation about version control

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: patch for documentation about version control
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2004 16:32:41 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

> Minor nit: from this sentence

>    "The GNU project recommends RCS, CVS, and GNU Arch which are
>     free software...",

> some readers could mistakenly infer that the other systems are *not*
> free software.  And because of that lead-in, the next sentence about a
> free replacement for SCCS only strengthens the misimpression.

> Since Subversion and Meta-CVS are both free software, could this
> paragraph be tweaked?  Here's one possible rewording:

>      The Emacs version control interface is called VC.  Its commands work
>    with different version control systems---RCS, CVS, SCCS, Meta-CVS, GNU
>    Arch and Subversion.  The GNU project recommends and distributes
>    RCS, CVS, and GNU Arch.  We also have free software to replace
>    SCCS, known as CSSC; if you are using SCCS and don't want to make
>    the incompatible change to RCS or CVS, you can switch to CSSC.



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