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Nelek30-Nov-19 9:47
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Stefan_Lang1-Dec-19 21:22
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Kevin Marois wrote:
I never said source control was backup.

I said I need source control as a backup in case the house burns down

That's what I hear.

If you want to secure your work against the case where your house burns down, seek a backup solution.

If you want to be able to maintain different versions of your codebase, seek a source control system.

There's no reason you can't use both.

Technically, you can setup a source control system as a backup solution. But it would be very inefficient. I've tried it once but found it to be painfully slow. Plus it clogs your drives with version control info that you might not even need - at least not on your local drives!
GOTOs are a bit like wire coat hangers: they tend to breed in the darkness, such that where there once were few, eventually there are many, and the program's architecture collapses beneath them. (Fran Poretto)

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