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  • Blog Post: SourceSafe blogging - my place or yours?

    For now, the answer is "mine". The team that used to manage CheckItOut has mostly moved on since the 2005-era post below. Just in case this blog still has any readers, please visit http://blogs.msdn.com/richardb/ from now on. You can filter for just the SourceSafe-related posts using the VSS tag . Best...
  • Blog Post: We are hiring !

    We are looking for experienced, C/C++/C# developers! You can find the complete job description at Microsoft Careers job posting #124178, or the URL below http://www.microsoft.com/careers/search/details.aspx?JobID=13aea78b-75b3-4e91-af34-64f0edf6670a MSSCCI, VSIP and SourceSafe experience is a plus. ...
  • Blog Post: Globally changing "Store Only Latest Version" option

    User JS asks: How can I globally change the file property to retain history when a given file is checked into the source safe database ? Running VSS 6.0d. Currently all files are set to not retain old version on checkin (for some wierd reason). You can't do this globally from VSS Explorer since File...
  • Blog Post: Branch and Delete Behavior

    A newsgroup participant recently asked: After interrupting delete operations there may be orphaned objects. Those may have been branched to other objects that are still live in the database, so the history of the live object is stored in the orphaned object files. To be able to access the early versions...
  • Blog Post: Transcript from December chat is now available

    Transcript is linked below: http://msdn.microsoft.com/chats/transcripts/vstudio/vstudio_120804.aspx
  • Blog Post: It is time for another chat !

    Come and join us next week at http://msdn.microsoft.com/chats/ Wednesday December 8th, 2004 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. Pacific time 4:00 - 5:00 P.M. Eastern time 20:00 - 21:00 GMT Event Reminders Add to Outlook Calendar Tell a Friend This chat will be focused on the new ability to work from Visual Studio connected...
  • Blog Post: Help us improve branch and merge

    Hi, I'm Rich Knox, a developer on the Visual SourceSafe team. I'm currently looking at improvements we can make in our branch and merge features. We've gotten feedback that SourceSafe’s current support for branching and merging is weak. We won’t be able to make any big changes for the next release, but...
  • Blog Post: Thank you note

    Our team would like to say "thank you" to readers of SQL Server Magazine who voted Visual SourceSafe the "Best Source-Code Control Software" this month. We are especially honored to win this category as a write-in candidate! [the SourceSafe Team]
  • Blog Post: Chat transcript is now available

    In the link below you will find the transcript for the SourceSafe and Visual Studio Source Control chat from August 5th: http://msdn.microsoft.com/chats/vstudio/vstudio_080504.asp
  • Blog Post: Chat tomorrow with the SourceSafe product team

    Come and join us tomorrow at http://msdn.microsoft.com/chats/ August 5, 2004 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. Pacific time 4:00 - 5:00 P.M. Eastern time 20:00 - 21:00 GMT Event Reminders Add to Outlook Calendar Tell a Friend Do you have questions on the new features of source control in Visual Studio 2005 Beta...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Visual SourceSafe Power Toys

    A while ago the SourceSafe product team had a focus week on creating sample applications that solved common community issues. We call them “PowerToys”. The goal for these sample applications is to address frequently asked questions we observe in newsgroups/email/conferences etc. We also...
  • Blog Post: The very first post: Welcome Everyone!

    Welcome to the SourceSafe Team's blog! The mission for this blog is to serve as a link between the community of SourceSafe users and the product development team who works on this great product every day. We truly hope having this space can help improve your experience using our product, and at the same...
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