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In large projects, source code control is indispensable. In maintaining different application versions managing branches and labels is required. Source-code locking prevents the accidental overwriting of source code or the retrieval of old versions of objects that can break functionality. Many commercial source code control systems like SourceSafe, ClearCase, StarTeam, Source Integrity, and PVCS do these things but they can be expensive, oversized, or difficult to administer. Of course we could use a free open source version control system like the Concurrent Version System (CVS), but there's one hitch. PowerBuilder only supports external source code control systems that have the Microsoft SCC interface. The Source Code Control (SCC) Interface is a standard for connecting version management tools in the Windows world. This standard, established by Microsoft, is supp... (more)