Version Control Systems ( was Re: [ANNOUNCE] [REMINDER] Social this Thursday - PLUS! free beer)

Jonathan Stowe jns at
Wed Aug 1 11:35:51 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-01 at 10:11 +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 09:29:24AM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> > [right lets try that again and this time keep a grip on the email
> > client]
> ?

It may have been a combination of fat fingers and bombay mix causing the
shift key to stick down.

> > There are VSS "Fans"? Weird! I thought the only reason people used VSS
> > was that they got it "free" with their MSDN subscription or because they
> > have a manager who labours under the delusion that there is some kernel
> > of truth in the sentence "If it's good enough for Microsoft it's good
> > enough for us".
> My understanding was that Microsoft themselves use a customised version
> of Perforce.

Yeah. "Dog food so bad even a pack of starving hyena wouldn't touch it"


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