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Re: svn diff, svn merge, and vendor branches (long)

From: Tom Lord <lord_at_regexps.com>
Date: 2002-12-12 03:25:01 CET

          This is a quite radical departure from our usual
          hack-and-test approach, but really, we've done enough damage
          that way..

I like to call that approach "hill climbing by brownian motion" and
point out that it often finds a slow path to a local but sub-optimal
maximum -- but it isn't always the wrong thing to do.


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Received on Thu Dec 12 03:14:08 2002

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