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Re: [subversion-dev] Children knowing about their parents

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-06-06 21:31:48 CEST

Manoj Kasichainula <manoj@collab.net> writes:
> 6.1.3.2 Bubble-Up Method, second-to-last paragraph before first
> diagram:
>
> "Parent-child links go both ways (i.e., a child knows who all its
> parents are), but a node's name is stored only in its parent, because
> a node with multiple parents may have different names in different
> parents."
>
> > The issue has come up, and I had thought it was last left as "there are no
> > parent pointers." Part of the reason for that is to prevent the need to
> > alter historical file revisions (to include the new parent).
>
> Maybe this was just a left over paragraph that wasn't supposed to
> remain?

That's exactly what it was, actually. We're just going to
double-check that it is completely false, and then remove it if so.
JimB, Ben, and I all have some other priority work today, however, so
the offending paragraph will remain in a bit longer... :-)

Thanks for catching this one, though!

-K
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:05 2006

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