On 2/17/07, Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
> I have a growing document I want to be able to add to
> on various computers.
> Do I really have to go to SVN (or CVS)?
No, and you don't even have to keep the document if you don't want to!
> I don't want to keep various versions of the document.
So don't use SVN / CVS, and just delete the redundant copies when you
create a new one.
> At present I keep a main copy on my desktop,
> and use rsync to upload and download this.
> But surely there is a smarter way of doing this?
Yes, use SVN. With its graphical interfaces, you won't look back. And
its benefits far out weigh rsync, as it allows you to revert to a
previously saved version if you mess up.
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