Why not to use Subversion

I’m a big Subversion fan, and have been since it was first released. Or, I was, until recently, when I discovered that Subversion is fundamentally broken. Some background: I’ve been using Subversion since 2000, when a project I was working on for the Forest Service chose to convert a CVS repository to it. Since then, I’ve been running a Subversion server that’s been hosting a number of open source projects I work on, as well as having provided hosting service for a couple of projects that I don’t work on.

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