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RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam

Author "James Greene" <jgreene at collab dot net>
Full name "James Greene" <jgreene at collab dot net>
Date 2009-05-15 13:34:17 PDT
Message Are these your Borland Pain Points? Did I miss any?

Moving code from one release to the next
Moving client specific one-offs from one release to the next
Getting clean check outs
Updating local working copies in a timely manner (performance)
Performance, Performance, Performance
IDE integration
Licensing
Reporting
Security (allowing people to delete their own files)
Stability
Integration w/ other products
Having an instable trunk
Reverting changes hard
Branching/merging hard
No tooling choices
Bugs
Poorly designed GUI
Lack of Support

-----Original Message-----
From: webpost at tigris dot org [mailto:webpost at tigris dot org]
Sent: Friday, May 15, 2009 12:52 PM
To: users at subversion dot tigris dot org; Greg Thomas
Subject: RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam

I bet its not free. Once you get hooked the price goes way up. We
started out much cheaper. Borland desupports versions and jacks the
support cost up according to how hooked they think you are. Ours
support increased by a factor of about 4 one year.

> After much hang-wringing by the local PHBs at work, I finally
> persuaded them to go for Subversion as a SCM solution.
>
> Then, someone did a deal with Borland that gave us access to StarTeam
> for free.
>
> So, the question I'm now being asked is - why Subversion and not
> StarTeam, given that their purchase cost (to us, at least) is the
> same.
>
> Has anyone done a comparison of the two - does anyone have any
> comments, good or bad, about StarTeam?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Greg
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Subversion vs. StarTeam Greg Thomas <thomasgd at omc dot bt dot co dot uk> Greg Thomas <thomasgd at omc dot bt dot co dot uk> 2004-08-05 02:13:14 PDT
     RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam webpost at tigris dot org webpost at tigris dot org 2009-05-15 12:43:42 PDT
         RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam "Talkov Roger" <Roger dot Talkov at uc4 dot com> "Talkov Roger" <Roger dot Talkov at uc4 dot com> 2009-05-15 15:57:35 PDT
         Re: Subversion vs. StarTeam David Weintraub <qazwart at gmail dot com> David Weintraub <qazwart at gmail dot com> 2009-05-18 08:57:59 PDT
             Subversion misses (was RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam) "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> 2009-05-19 00:40:30 PDT
                 Re: Subversion misses (was RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam) David Weintraub <qazwart at gmail dot com> David Weintraub <qazwart at gmail dot com> 2009-05-19 07:12:22 PDT
                     RE: Subversion misses (was RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam) "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> 2009-05-19 08:27:32 PDT
                         Re: Subversion misses (was RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam) stsp Stefan Sperling 2009-05-20 02:54:02 PDT
                             Re: Subversion misses (was RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam) stsp Stefan Sperling 2009-05-20 03:10:55 PDT
                             RE: Subversion misses (was RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam) "Reedick, Andrew" <jr9445 at ATT dot COM> "Reedick, Andrew" <jr9445 at ATT dot COM> 2009-05-21 09:36:18 PDT
                     RE: Subversion misses (was RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam) "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> 2009-05-20 00:20:48 PDT
             RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> "Bolstridge, Andrew" <andy dot bolstridge at intergraph dot com> 2009-10-22 02:06:14 PDT
     RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam webpost at tigris dot org webpost at tigris dot org 2009-05-15 12:52:10 PDT
         RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam "James Greene" <jgreene at collab dot net> "James Greene" <jgreene at collab dot net> 2009-05-15 13:34:17 PDT
             Re: Subversion vs. StarTeam levyam Andy Levy 2009-05-15 13:42:19 PDT
     RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam webpost at tigris dot org webpost at tigris dot org 2009-05-18 05:05:36 PDT
         RE: Subversion vs. StarTeam webpost at tigris dot org webpost at tigris dot org 2009-05-18 10:09:19 PDT
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