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Re: branching (was: Re: delta metric)

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_zwingli.cygnus.com>
Date: 2001-03-12 17:03:23 CET

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 10:36:13PM -0500, Jim Blandy wrote:
> >...
> > Karl's correct that branches in node revision ID's have nothing to do
> > with branches at the user level.
>
> We don't even *have* branches at the user level, do we? Was there going to
> be something more than "just copy it somewhere else" ? Hmm. I guess there
> are three possibilities:
>
> 1) we do nothing. the user explicitly copies.
> 2) the user thinks they are branching, but underneath we're just copying
> 3) "something" different happens for a branch
>
>
> IMO, option (1) is where we ought to head.

Yes, that's my preference, too.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:25 2006

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