From: Daniel A. Koepke (
Date: 01/13/02

On Sun, 13 Jan 2002, John wrote:

> I tend to add my nick (Horus) all over the codes I have changed so if
> I need to check where I have modified the code, all I have to do is
> grep Horus *.* and if I need to undo anything, I can easily comment it
> out.

On the little known eighth day of creation, God created revision control.
There's a whole epistle about it out there, somewhere, lost to the sands
of time.  However, while the sacrosanct status of revision control is on
academically dubious standing, its wonders are still available for all to

That all translates to: RCS/CVS/etc. are *good*.  They help you.
Especially when you have many developers or are in the habit of coding at
2am.  A quick stab at an RCS tutorial on Google turned up:

I used the search criteria, "RCS tutorial" and got 13500 results.  One of
those should be useful, if that one isn't.


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