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Re: Open source game design: What IS an RCS server?

Steve Baker wrote:

>RCS is "Revision Control System" - which is a source code management
>system to help to control changes when multiple programmers are
>hacking around in the same source code.
>CVS is more often used in the opensource community - which is probably
>because it's better than RCS - don't ask me *why* it's better - but
>so many people use CVS for web-based development, it MUST be better!

RCS can only handle single files, CVS operates on file/directory
*hierarchies*. Much more convenient. And for the record - originally CVS
was just a couple of wrapper scripts around RCS and it still uses the same
algorithms, file formats etc.

And yes, it *is* really useful ;)


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