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Re: URLs again

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_zwingli.cygnus.com>
Date: 2001-02-16 20:54:01 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
> * `Con' on separation:
> Separation is an old holdover from cvs; the user doesn't need
> to be aware of it.

I don't have a preference either way, but I'd like to understand the
point. I don't see why it's advantageous to obscure the information.

Merging the paths would be a cool thing if it the distinction between
repository names and filesystem paths were utterly arbitrary, but
there is a user-visible difference between the two portions of the
path, so unifying them seems kind of meaninglessly cosmetic.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:22 2006

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