Collective memory (was: Good code patterns in Python)

Max M maxm at
Mon Jul 7 12:42:31 CEST 2003

Peter Hansen wrote:

> Actually, the moral is "use a revision control system".  Anyone not doing
> so should not be programming professionally.(*)

> *) I speak as someone who programmed professionally without using a good
> revision control system, for a while, and made some serious mistakes
> as a result.  Backups are *not* sufficient, but merely a slight step
> up from doing nothing at all.

Arh ... that will never happen to me ... If you start using CVS systems, 
whats next? Anti Virus software? Raid systems? backups? It will never 
end. It's all just expenses.

regards Max M

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