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RE: svn fetch

From: Mathew Boorman <mathew.boorman_at_au.cmg.com>
Date: 2001-11-15 23:21:03 CET

>> I like separating out the "get a new module" concept from the
>> "pull in changes from the server" concept.

>Those two concepts are legacy concepts. You view establishing a working
copy
>as an operation and a result in its own right. I see "fetch me the files".

<delurk>
Well I have to admit I have spent about an hour yesterday training someone
the difference between co and update.

Any experiences from other systems that may help, especially the ones with
similar directory type models?

>From a usability point of view I see the 2 different use cases (cvs model):
 - tagging a whole tree as a release (simple with svn as planned)
 - tagging/branching individual files throughout the tree for reviews
     (involves identifing files easily, building them with HEAD to test,
      comparing with HEAD, commiting comments to branch, merging branch to
HEAD
     I do't know how simple that is in the svn model)

</delurk>

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