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Re: Switching to Subversion

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Switching to Subversion
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 12:23:22 +0900

Eric Hanchrow <address@hidden> writes:
> For what it's worth, here's an essay that argues the exact opposite:
> http://web.mit.edu/~ghudson/thoughts/bitkeeper.whynot
> The title is "Why Bitkeeper Isn't Right For Free Software", but it's
> also about why _decentralized_ development isn't right for Free
> Software.

A brief glance suggests that he's not arguing against decentralized
development at all, but rather against what he calls "the pyramid model"
with a single gatekeeper at the top.  They're not the same thing.
Decentralized source-control systems tend to be very flexible and can
support many development models, with varying degrees of centralization
and control.



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