What is the difference between CVS and SVN on eclipse ID?
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CVS - Concurrent Version System -,289893,sid9_gci211874,00.html
SVN - Subversion -

They are 2 similar systems that allows developers versioning control but SVN is newer and designed to address certain perceived weaknesses in CVS

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svn and cvs are all open source version control system.

svn was created due to some lack of features in cvs. You can say that a lot of people are gradually moving from cvs to svn and I already did.

I suggest that you go directy to svn and cvs is considered outdated (though still used in many places):
thanks acton but what has your answer added from my earlier one as yours seems to be mostly a repetition? (And did you check that link as it is currently down)
This is official site. Don't ask me why it is not up now. It will be on eventually. Be patient.
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