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Re: [git-users] SVN vs GIT


radovan bast Mar 7, 2012 11:40 PM
Posted in group: Git for human beings
- you get backup "for free"
- don't need the network for most operations (you can do work while on  
transatlantic flight)
- most important for us: possibility to commit locally, checkpointing,
possibility to checkpoint broken code, code review
- with git i am simply more productive

radovan


On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 05:53:12 +0100, Michael P. Soulier  
<msou...@digitaltorque.ca> wrote:

> On 07/03/12 Andrew Gray said:
>
>> The pushback I am getting is:
>> 1. What does GIT give me that I don't get with SVN
>
> - distributed instead of centralized
> - branches that you can actually merge again
> - commands that don't involve ridiculously long urls for simple  
> operations
> - easier forensics when trying to figure out where lost patches went
> - high performance
> - it just sucks a lot less
>
>> 2. It is just another thing I have to learn and why should I when I  
>> don't
>> know what benefit I get.
>
> losers. Since when is learning not justification in and of itself?
>
> Mike