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Re: svn commit: rev 4988 - in trunk: . notes

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-02-21 07:51:20 CET

On Thu, 2003-02-20 at 22:13, William Uther wrote:
> BTW, (and you should ignore this at this point in development) I think
> the current WC design is too complex.

Well, we all agree on that.

> ACID properties are important for the repository; I think they are much
> less important for the working copy. The working copy is trying too
> hard to handle rare failures and making the common failure modes much
> more complex and hard to fix.

Those "rare failures" are probably more common than you think. But we
did do a poor job of hiding the working copy's complexity from the user.
(The need for an "svn cleanup" suggests to me that something is
seriously wrong.)

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