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Re: annotate vs blame

From: Noel Yap <yap_noel_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2002-08-29 20:34:31 CEST

--- Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> wrote:
> Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> > * It's more descriptive. ("annotate" is
> counter-intuitive, really; it
> > sounds like a command to attach a note to a
> revision, or something.)
> Yeah, what he said.
> We're trying to preserve the best parts of CVS, but
> the choice of the
> word "annotate" is one of the worst. We will have
> it as a synonym,
> but it's such a bad name that we chose not to
> preserve that particular
> legacy (as far as the official name of the command
> goes).

Sounds good enough for me (in order to preserve
existing scripts and such).

Since you've mentioned them, will user-defined aliases
be supported as well (not that I expect them to be in
the near future). Just curious.

> > * It's what large segments of the CVS community
> call it in
> > conversation.
> Can confirm that :-).

If /you/ say so :-).


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