[Matroska-general] Doing business

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Sun May 23 11:12:56 CEST 2004


(sorry, only an answer to a technical issue atm, I'm still at my

> Also if we put the sources of the whole project in 
> CVS I'm not sure you can only allow certain parts to be hidden to 
> anonymous users. Anyone knows ? Can Subversion do that too ? Or that 
> would mean to have a part in a public CVS and another in a private CVS 
> (no anonymous access).

CVS is 'all or nothing', both for read-only (aka anonymous) and write
access. In Subversion you can implement permissions on a per-file basis,
so it's much, MUCH better suited for this task. I'd even go so far as to
say that I won't take part in such a big project if it is hosted on CVS.


If Darl McBride was in charge, he'd probably make marriage
unconstitutional too, since clearly it de-emphasizes the commercial
nature of normal human interaction, and probably is a major impediment
to the commercial growth of prostitution. - Linus Torvalds

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