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    I finally decided to reveal the weird side project I was working on. The more traditional landing page that explains it better is also available, but I’m submitting this page because it elaborates on why I did it and the how, which is more interesting.

    And please, if you’re interested/using it, let me know!

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      Maybe show the ReactOS folks?

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        FWIW, (hey @dvn), I did make it source available now, under a copyleft license. GPLv2 isn’t my favourite (so I may relicense), but it makes sense for this application.

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          That chrome took me back twenty years.

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          Really great to see someone finally giving Visual Source Safe a run for their money.

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            Look, I want to use something better than SourceSafe when I’m on one of my larks. I imagine others did too.

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              I admire you greatly, for having the tenacity to keep the toolchain shiny. I’m sure it comes with many difficulties. Are you running emulation or do you use older hardware?

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                Virtualization for building, but I’ve tested on real steel too.

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            Nice job! When I first clicked the link and visited the page I had to scroll down to the copyright because I thought it must be a very old article to still have Windows’ Luna/XP theme, haha.

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              I just build and test there due to my interests; it’ll almost certainly work fine on modern Windows. (That said, I’m tempted to offer a build with modern Windows in mind, so symlinks/WinHTTP work.)

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                Thinking about symlinks, when were NTFS junctions introduced? Because you might be able to use those as an alternative.

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                  libgit2 can support the ersatz fake symlinks Git proper can use, which I don’t know the full details of. Need to test that further.

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              Thought I was getting pictures of git histories, got git for VB. Well played.

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                This is really cool! Great work on the UI.

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                  The UI is the part I consider the part that makes it more interesting than a joke. I’m really interested in feedback on that part, specifically.

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                    yep, looks awesome!

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                    Consider making a link to the source code more prominent.

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                      I’m probably going to release the source, as mentioned, but there’s some stuff I’d like to clean up before I do.