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A programming discipline for tracking, storing and retrieving revisions of source code.

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As Thomas pointed out, you would lose some features that are relied on heavily in team environments. If your goal is to have a file share that is super-simple, it would work. If your goal is to avoid …
answered Oct 21 '12 by JeffO
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Lot's of good answers. One other thing to think about is don't let team members get away with thinking switching the VC is such a big deal. There will be a setback with migration, a learning curve, et …
answered Dec 7 '10 by JeffO
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Training and understanding are the minimal requirements. Someone in charge should have made sure there was a plan on how your team would use it. You wouldn't adopt a new programming language without g …
answered Nov 16 '12 by JeffO
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You have an 'A' train with several cars carrying thousands of boxes. After 9 months you decided to create another train on siding called 'A-b' filled with a similar load to train 'A', but some boxes a …
answered Nov 30 '10 by JeffO
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Something like this should have been put in the commit comments, but it will benefit from being in other places as well. Whoever makes the decision to upgrade, needs to have the facts. That person ma …
answered Jul 29 '14 by JeffO
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How do you identify users when a programming pair checks in code? I heard a complaint that, often a junior dev will be at the keyboard, using his/her account, but is not going to be the best person to …
asked Aug 13 '13 by JeffO
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Can't you have version control without version control software? Ask how they managed their code. Maybe there was a home-grown system already in place. Wanting to do things manually, reinventing the …
answered Oct 2 '12 by JeffO
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I think don't think you should operate under the premise that; We may need it. If we don't have it and need it there will be this disproportionate amount of time to recreate the solution. This solutio …
answered Oct 10 '13 by JeffO
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Installations are easier to manage if you can automate them as much as possible. Instead of relying on some sort of organizational strategy to deploy different versions to specific customers, automate …
answered Mar 24 '16 by JeffO
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I think you have two problems here. First, why should you purely rely on the diff when most systems allow you to enter revision comments? Like good code comments, you discover why the change was made …
answered Feb 7 '14 by JeffO
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A part of this decision process could be a little testing, trial and error. Take a small project and have a few members try out some of the different sites. This should cover the usability by the team …
answered Apr 22 '16 by JeffO
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I don't think being decentralized is as important as having off-line capabilities. Integration with source control is a big benefit, so you want each user to be able to conveniently handle both tasks. …
answered Mar 29 '13 by JeffO
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In this case, just inform everyone and let them decide. It's probably not the first bug you're released. The deadline is tomorrow, but you find yourself in this situation: project manager is stan …
answered Jan 12 '17 by JeffO
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No, it's a poor use of your best talent. Imagine a publishing company taking their most successful authors and making them do editing; bad idea. There should be code reviews, but that doesn't mean it …
answered Jan 8 '13 by JeffO
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How can someone not want different versions of their files and the ability to see the differences? Forget branching and any of the complex stuff. They don't even get the basics. Directly modifying a p …
answered Dec 2 '11 by JeffO