Updating web directory and global address book
From the community's point of view, solving your problem is merely a pleasant side effect of a much larger project—namely, slowly adjusting this book, and ultimately Subversion itself, to more closely match the way people actually use it.They are eager to hear from you, not only because they can help you, but because you can help them.It fit the collaborative nature of the open source world very well.CVS and its semi-chaotic development model have since become cornerstones of open source culture.When this happens, the best thing you can do is email and present your problem.
In the world of open source software, the Concurrent Versions System (CVS) was the tool of choice for version control for many years. CVS was open source software itself, and its nonrestrictive modus operandi and support for networked operation allowed dozens of geographically dispersed programmers to share their work.
Of course, no one can promise that this book will answer every question you have about Subversion.
Sometimes the precision with which it anticipates your questions will seem eerily telepathic; yet occasionally, you will stumble into a hole in the community's knowledge and come away empty-handed.
Compiling a true FAQ sheet requires a sustained, organized effort: over the lifetime of the software, incoming questions must be tracked, responses monitored, and all gathered into a coherent, searchable whole that reflects the collective experience of users in the wild.
It calls for the patient, observant attitude of a field naturalist.