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    Help us improve branch and merge

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    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...
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    Branch and Delete Behavior

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    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...
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    Thank you note

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    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]
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    Globally changing "Store Only Latest Version" option

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    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...
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    Chat transcript is now available

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    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
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    Transcript from December chat is now available

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

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    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...
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    We are hiring !

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    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...
  • SourceSafe Team's WebLog

    SourceSafe 2005 has launched !

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    SourceSafe 2005 is part of the wave of Microsoft products being launched today, along with Visual Studio 2005. On behalf of the product development team, many thanks to the community of SourceSafe and Visual Studio users that provided invaluable feedback...
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    SourceSafe 2005 Beta 2 also released !

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    In case you missed the 1,000 previous announcements: Visual SourceSafe 2005 Beta 2 is now available ! Check it out here and tell us what you think! [Alfredo]
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    Announcing Visual SourceSafe Power Toys

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    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...
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    Source control status in Visual Studio

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    Today we were looking into ways to improve user responsiveness in the Visual Studio IDE by spawning off asynchronous threads to retrieve status for items in the Solution Explorer that are under Source Control. In addition, we are looking at speeding up...
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    Been quiet here !

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    Hey folks, A few days ago someone sent this comment through the blog: Have not seen you guys post here in awhile. Just wondering how things are going and if there were any new tidbits or updates you could post. As a source control product I really...
  • SourceSafe Team's WebLog

    The very first post: Welcome Everyone!

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    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...
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    Chat tomorrow with the SourceSafe product team

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    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...
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    Posts Disclaimer

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    These postings are provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. The content and any opinions expressed through this site are the personal opinions of the team members who posted them and do not necessarily represent Microsoft's views in...
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    SourceSafe blogging - my place or yours?

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    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...
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