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 learn to use the other.  Both tools are portable to all popular
 operating systems.
-Subversion lacks a history-aware merge capability, forcing its users
-to manually track exactly which revisions have been merged between
-branches.  If users fail to do this, or make mistakes, they face the
-prospect of manually resolving merges with unnecessary conflicts.
-Subversion also fails to merge changes when files or directories are
-renamed.  Subversion's poor merge support is its single biggest
+Prior to version 1.5, Subversion had no useful support for merges.
+At the time of writing, its merge tracking capability is new, and known to be
+  and buggy}.
 Mercurial has a substantial performance advantage over Subversion on
 every revision control operation I have benchmarked.  I have measured