I work for a large bureaucratic (and security paranoid) organisation that provides SVN for its development teams to use. I am working with a 3rd party vendor (at their site) and we currently share ...
One of the advantages of SVN over CVS as given here is cheap copying and branching. What does "cheap copying and branching" mean in SVN parlance? How is it different from CVS copying and branching?
One of the reasons why programmers prefer SVN over CVS is the former allows atomic commits ? What does this mean ?