Before you say that someone is hiring a hitman to kill him, you should know that Lennart is referring to this IRC comment:
Feb 14 18:21:51 <kerio> how expensive is a hitman?
Feb 14 18:22:03 <kerio> we can pool some bitcoins
The whole thing is greatly exaggerated.
-SVN allows different people to work on different directories individually, GIT doesn't.
The idea of Git eludes you. You don't structure Git projects in a giant directory tree.
-SVN has fine grained permissions, access and authentication controls, very useful when parts of your project (ie, APIs) are under NDA or you don't want them to leak.
Have you ever heard about Gitolite?
Let's organize this thing and take all the fun out of it.