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Re: fs dump/restore proposal

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-04-24 20:14:05 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:

>"Bill Tutt" <billtut@microsoft.com> writes:
>>>I don't agree. Branches are not a "timeless concept of the
>>Just a finicky point. Branches are very time driven. No part of the
>>system should be timeless. (i.e. not directly tied to a repository
>>version number)
>>Copy information certainly is.
>I think "timeless" here meant "inherent in the semantics we've
>promised from our filesystem, regardless of backend implementation",
>i.e., the opposite of "ephemeral".
Yea. I was quoting the Ben's proposal. :-)

>It wasn't related to the fact that repository version numbers are an
>increasing sequence flowing forward in time.
>(Unless, of course, by "tied to a repository version number" you were
>referring to *release* numbers, not revision numbers... Oh, the
>possibilities for misinterpretation are indeed legion :-) ).
Unfortunately ...

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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Received on Wed Apr 24 20:15:14 2002

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