Versioning systems for evolution research

  title={Versioning systems for evolution research},
  author={Romain Robbes and Michele Lanza},
  journal={Eighth International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution (IWPSE'05)},
Research in evolution goes on par with the use of versioning systems by developers of the case studies. There is a great diversity of versioning systems with advantages and disadvantages both from the technical as well as from the conceptual point of view. In this paper we analyze the currently used versioning systems from the point of view of a software evolution researcher. Thus we do not focus on whether a certain versioning system is technically better than another one, but rather on what… CONTINUE READING
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