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honey the codewitch11-May-19 8:43
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RantDeja vu all over again Pin
PIEBALDconsult10-May-19 14:04
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So, I wind up at a decision point which has had me stymied for ten years on one of my personal projects.

Waaaay back in 2009 I was between projects and I decided that a good exercise for keeping my skillz fresh was to finally develop a Code Management System similar to OpenVMS' CMS (just because).
The core of the code (and the SQL database repository) was working within a week and after a couple of months I had a Command-Line front-end client nearly feature-complete.
Then I was at an impasse...
I had planned on having SHOW and LIST commands -- similar to those on OpenVMS' User Authorization Facility (UAF).
If you're familiar with UAF you may have realized that SHOW and LIST are essentially redundant -- the only difference being their default options.
So, while working on my version of CMS did I really want to implement two redundant features? It's been TEN YEARS(!) and I still don't know.

So this week… I decided, "Hey, I can make a really really simple Code Version repository in XML!"... and now I have most of the (few) features working... and I need to decide whether or not I need both SHOW and LIST !

Elephant | [mastadon]
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