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RE: annotate vs blame

From: Sadinoff, Daniel <daniel.sadinoff_at_gs.com>
Date: 2002-08-29 22:17:09 CEST

> Many CVS users who first hear of "cvs annotate" assume that the command
name is
> a transitive verb, and that they're somehow annotating the file -- adding
> log message, or attaching text properties to each line inthe repository,
> something like that. It's totally counterintuitive, since you're not
> the file, but rather viewing automatically generated annotations :-).
>> * It's what large segments of the CVS community call it in
>> conversation.

>Can confirm that :-).

Me too. I recommend that "svn blame" be the canonical command, and
"annotate" a synonym for ex-cvs users.

Daniel Sadinoff, Goldman Sachs & Co.
daniel.sadinoff@gs.com    (212) 357-9608
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