Forum OpenACS Improvement Proposals (TIPs): Re: TIP #25 (Proposed): No direct manipulation of the CVS repository
which sucks, because CVS blows goats and subversion fixes the bits that suck while keeping the familiar CVS UI...
If there's any interest in following this sort of path I'll find out what the actual (rather than "supported") level of compatibility is between cross-version clients and servers...
I've brought up this issue with the other OCT members. I am preparing documents, migration path, and a TIP for OpenACS to switch to using the GNU Arch SCM to replace CVS.
It is simple, has very advanced features for distributed repositories and merging, makes is much easier to maintain an OpenACS repository with your changes while still being able to synch with the main repository, etc.
Talli and Ben Bytheway are the ones who introduced me to it. I've been using it and it is great.