"You really did not make the connection because I said Subversion instead of cvs?"
Yes and also so because it is not the same people like you claimed and I am not sure your
dates are right either. I am very specific that way and that is one of the reason I ask for
"And does it really matter if the server it took them nearly 4 years to set up was cvs or
Simply setting up a cvs or subversion system wouldn't result in much without a open
buildsystem, compose tools etc to go along with it and these things take time. It took until
Fedora 7 in fact to convince everybody including internally to really unify all these
infrastructure bits. Like you admit, this situation is pretty different so I am not even sure
why you bought it up in the first place.