[Israel.pm] Fwd: Some Notes from the Meeting

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Sun Apr 25 02:45:46 PDT 2010

On Sunday 25 Apr 2010 09:50:20 Gabor Szabo wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 11:04 PM, sawyer x <xsawyerx at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> This sounds strange to me, because branching and tagging in
> >> Subversion are reportedly cheap, constant-time O(1) operations, and I've
> >> studied the Subversion architecture to verify it. I often branched the
> >> Freecell Solver's trunk which is 26M in size and it didn't take more
> >> than a few seconds. svn.kde.org has many branches and each of them
> >> keeps the entire KDE source code and is positively huge with 100s of
> >> mega-bytes of files.
> > 
> > You're on to me, I lied! I fabricated the whole "going to prepare
> > coffee" bit. In fact, it was so blindingly fast (as you demonstrate in
> > your comment) that I was surprised at its speed and held a grudge for
> > Subversion on this topic alone from that point on.
> > 
> > I then invented the whole coffee routine (I actually don't drink
> > coffee - ever, only tea) as a cover-up story in case someone calls up
> > on me when I trash Subversion in public.
> I have not encountered *that* slowness either so maybe there was something
> in your particular setup that is different from what Shlomi and I have
> or we were just lucky and the regular case is what you encountered.
> Or, maybe, you have an extremely fast coffee machine that makes tea.
> :)

Heh. :-)

When Chuck Norris uses git, he takes a coffee break after initiating every git 
commit. And then waits for the commits to finish.

( http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/facts/Chuck-Norris/ ).


	Shlomi Fish

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