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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Preface

Software Configuration Management (SCM) is one of the first skills a serious developer should master, after becoming proficient with his or her development tools of choice. Unfortunately this doesn't always happen because the subject of SCM is not commonly taught in academic or company training.

Although software is not a material thing, as you cannot touch it, smell it, or taste it, building software can be as complex as building physical things such as cars or planes, if not more so. The main difference between the two worlds lies in the limitations you confront. In the world of developing software there are no physical limitations—the only limit is your imagination.

However, all this freedom can have a downside. A good TV commercial once ...

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