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Subversion Version Control: Using The Subversion Version Control System in Development Projects by William Nagel

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Preface

I was first introduced to version control (and CVS) in college, about the same time I was introduced to Linux. At that time though, most of the projects I worked on were small and generally involved only a couple of developers. So, although version control would have been useful, I never took the time to really use it; my knowledge of CVS remained limited to what little I needed to know to check out the occasional bleeding-edge project on Linux (which seemed necessary a little more often in those days). As my college career progressed, the projects I worked on became more involved, and I began to learn about “software engineering.” The instruction I received on software engineering never really covered version control in any depth though, ...

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