Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The 10 commandments of good source control management

In IT, we all have to write some amount of code for something (OMNIbus rules, custom scripts, custom web pages, etc.), and that code should almost always go into a revision control system. I say almost always because sometimes you just have to write a quick awk one-liner that you'll never use again. But for anything that's in production, you should have it versioned. This link describes the 10 necessary rules for using source control management:


(There are just a few R-rated words, but nothing egregious.)