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Re: Top 5 things that aren't in Debian but should be :-)

On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 12:34:08PM +0100, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> > So what, in your opinion, are the technologies (or significant packages)
> > which should be in Debian but are not? And why do you think they are
> > not?
> Subversion. It's currently deliberately held out of sarge[1] by an RC
> report[2], Branden Robinson requests violation of policy (adding
> debugging symbols) for it is alpha quality. However, this is no longer
> true[3], and next month 1.0 will be released[4]. They have a very
> precise schedule, and tend to stick to it.
> Since subversion's popularity is rising very quickly, it would be a pity
> if our next stable Debian release would not contain this invaluable
> development tool, of which I believe will be replacing CVS very fast
> (its principle of coherent changes in one coherent commit is vastly
> superior to CVS, not to name its clear and easier to understand
> tagging&branching metaphor).

As I understand it, Subversion 0.37.0-1, uploaded to unstable yesterday,
should be able to get into testing.

G. Branden Robinson                |    Lowery's Law:
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    If it jams -- force it.  If it
branden@debian.org                 |    breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |

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