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Re: Greg Stein's several issues: proposed resolutions

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-12-29 22:48:10 CET

On Mon, Dec 25, 2000 at 10:32:28PM +0100, Branko Cibej wrote:
> > I'm not keen on it myself :-), but simply recording a full URL means
> > you don't have to go and compose a bunch of stuff. The "name" attribute even
> > becomes a bit redundant.
> Not really. Sometimes you want to use a different name for an entity
> within the working copy. Remember how we used to check out APR into the
> subversion tree before it moved to its own repository.

Ah, true. This is the equivalent of the "-d" local switch in CVS. The
corollary is that the XML would need the full URL and the local name. But
recording the URL as a repository + remote name is probably not helpful.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:18 2006

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