OSS SCM and Rudeness (Was: Movies)
lan at falleagle.net
Tue Mar 22 08:34:28 PST 2005
On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 07:55:16PM -0800, Stewart Stremler wrote:
> begin quoting Lan Barnes as of Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 05:07:01PM -0800:
> > On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 04:31:20PM -0800, Stewart Stremler wrote:
> > >
> > > I complained that local access to a CVS repository wasn't supported
> > > in eclipse, and was (rather rudely, I thought) dismissed with "we
> > > don't do it that way". I offer little hope.
> > The CVS team was rude to someone??? Naw! Couldn't be!
> Nah. The eclipse folks. :)
> > <Does my dripping sarcasm come through? One reason so many people in OSS
> > SCM were praying for SVN to deliver was to get those jerks out of our
> > lives.>
> Hm. I've yet to see much of this so-called "rude" behavior. I see more
> of it on the SVN side, possibly because I didn't switch camps immediately.
> Mostly I see people come into #cvs and answer newbies questions with
> "CVS sucks. You should use SVN." And when I first ventured into #svn
> with my dependency issues, I was told to basically suck it up.
> Plus, the SVN documentation was rather patronizing.
> Milage may vary.
I have never dealt with the SVN camp. Their lead(s) aren't that way at
all. It would be sad indeed if the tribe inherited the worst cultural
aspects of their ancestors.
Lan Barnes lan at falleagle.net
Linux Guy, SCM Specialist 858-354-0616
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