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Re: [xml-dev] Is CVS A Practical Means to Manage XML Versions In A Production Environment

------Original Message------
From: Chris Burdess
To: Johannes Lichtenberger
Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Is CVS A Practical Means to Manage XML Versions In A Production Environment
Sent: Sep 17, 2011 4:29 AM

Johannes.Lichtenberger wrote:
> On 09/17/2011 02:18 AM, Len Bullard wrote:
>> The subject has the question.
>> Assembling a free to near free environment for multiple authors working on
>> multiple projects where some must be able to simultaneously edit then merge
>> XML and illustrations, is free CVS a practical means?
> I don't think CVS or any other common version control system is really
> usable since it doesn't know anything about the inherent tree structure
> of XML documents as well as other XML properties like the attribute-or
> namespace-order, which is not significant.

All revision control systems that I've come across allow you to plug in your own diff and merge tools if you don't want to use the default text line-based ones.

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