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Comment Re:Git manual (Score 1) 325

git pull [URL]
[do stuff]
git add [modified files/dirs] (might not be necessary, probably mixing up git and hg)
git commit -m "message"
git push

WOW, That was so incredibly complicated! Seriously, I'm not seeing a difference (to the user) for basic use between svn and git. I'm speaking from the perspective of a user who has a few local repos for random things he's created.

Comment Re:CVS or Subversion (Score 1) 325

Serious question, as I'm not really a coder... what makes Git harder on newcomers than svn, cvs, and so on? I've touched git, hg, svn, and cvs, and of them, git/hg seem to be MUCH easier to work with than subversion or cvs (especially cvs - I hate more than is healthy).

From my layman experience I'd consider git and mercurial more or less equivalent. The only downside I could see is how clients effectively get the whole branch history locally, which can grow to be pretty large if people aren't disciplined about avoiding large binary files and such.

Comment Re:Bad in any case (Score 1) 150

What's wrong with the rear, where I presume the DC terminals are located? You should have little access holes in your rack so you can feed cables between racks if necessary. Doesn't take much, an inch of clearance is way more than you need - but it's enough to shove a console cable through if you need to access it from the wrong side,

Comment it's not your damn job! (Score 1) 344

"I was not thinking a lot when I got in. There was so much work to be done. We had so many problems around the world. I didn't really stop and think what kind of email system will there be."

... and you shouldn't have. It's not your damn job. There's IT people who are supposed to do that, not you. You created this problem by trying to run the chef's kitchen for him.

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead