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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: today's merges

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: today's merges
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 16:56:33 +0100
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On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 12:26:22PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> Andrew Suffield <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Sure, but most people don't do that, so they're left wondering how arch
> >> solves the "repeated merge problem" like it advertises.
> >
> > I think you'll find the set of users who want to solve this problem is
> > fairly small.
> As one user looking at arch for the first time, I'd have to say that
> star-merge and related features are the *only* reason I'm looking at
> it at all.  That is, if you removed those features, you would have
> something that is less useful to me than alternatives like
> Subversion.
> Note that just because I say "only reason" doesn't mean that it's an
> insignificant reason!

Well that's one user, who can just as easily use the daily snapshots.

Don't forget to count all the people who never commit at all, but just
get from your archives. Those are really the primary target here.

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