April 13, 2005

Developers: No Longer the Hackers’ Allies

o one who works in IT today can escape the carnage wreaked by hackers. Worms and other exploits are increasingly designed to target specific vulnerabilities in software ranging from operating systems to business applications?and for that reason, attention is increasingly focused on the development community. The industry is starting to

Subversion Delivers Version Control that CVS Can’t

he designers of Subversion have created an open-source version control tool that fixes the flaws and addresses shortcomings in the popular Concurrent Versions System (CVS) version control system. The following are the most significant and visible CVS flaws that Subversion rectifies: CVS lacks directory versioning. It keeps track of only