Vault 2.0

October 29, 2003

Eric Sink announced what is to be included in Vault 2.0 today. Some pretty interesting and useful stuff in there. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

One of my favorites is the inclusion of lightweight tags for those of us who label like madmen and don’t need the full power of the previous version’s label solution. Vault 1.x labels are actually “pinned branches”. It is a very cool concept (unpin a label and, poof, you have a full-fledged branch) but it was often overkill. So now we have the lightweight tag called a “Label” and a pinned-branch called a “Snapshot” (and the standard “Branch” of course).

Eric and his crew just keep reinforcing my decision to buy their product. All things considered, they have the best product on the market right now.

Here is a more complete list of the changes: