Chris Rathjen

Warning: May be "Jab myself in the eye with a pencil" geeky.

April, 2005

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About Chris Rathjen

I'm an "SDET" (usually Software Design Engineer In Test) for Microsoft. I work on Team Foundation - the server component to Visual Studio Team System. I am a geek.

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    To catch a cracker...

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    ...you must be able to think like one. Actually, I'm more interested in deterring and thwarting than I am in catching one (though the latter makes a better movie, no doubt). But, all of these goals benefit from the ability to adopt the mindset, goals...
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    FAQ: Is shelving just a fancy word for branching?

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    I've had some feedback from various sources lately about shelving, and how some people are perceiving it. Some think we're just putting a new name on an old concept - that shelving is just a form of branching. Others seem to think we're just giving you...
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    Team Foundation vs. Subversion: Shelving

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    We found an article online recently, where one of the Subversion guys is talking about shelving . First, despite the title, we're not against each other (at least, not exactly) - we have a couple Subversion fans in our own office, for that matter. But...
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