Media praise for Essential CVS

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"...each topic is illustrated with example code, there are clear step-by-step instructions, and the author provides generous explanations and discussions. Apart from those who have a need to implement or use a version control system, the book is recommended to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of what is involved in such systems, how they work, and possible applications."
-- Major Keary, Book Notes

"If you need to know more about CVS, this is a good, explanatory reference that will keep you from the sort of hazy hand-waving incantations that go on all the time at my place of work...The book does a nice job of explaining differences between releases (which is important in a heterogeneous environment, where my CVS has all the latest flashy features, the servers have almost all of them, and alas, half my colleagues are in the dark ages)."
-- Elizabeth Zwicky, ;login:

"This most excellent book is complete and easy-to-follow reference that helps you apply order to the task of managing a large quantity of documents. Perhaps more importantly, this book has been expanded to explain common usage's of CVS for system administrators, project managers, writers, and anyone else who has to manage files that change often."
-- John Vacca, Amazon.com



"...recommended to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of what is involved in such systems, how they work, and possible applications."
--Major Keary, Book Notes