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Re: "Revision control" or "Version control"?

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-10-28 05:36:17 CET

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:
> doc/book/HACKING says:
> We have a "Version Control System", NOT a "Revision Control System"
> Many of the command-line client's help and error messages say "revision contr
> ol". Should we change the help and error messages to say "version control"?
> It's an easy thing to do; I just want to know whether that rule is still rega
> rded as correct.

Well, we actually got O'Reilly to call the book "Version Control with
Subversion" even though they much preferred "Revision Control with
Subversion", so if they sucked it up, then so should we.

+1 on this change.


Brian W. Fitzpatrick    <fitz_at_red-bean.com>   http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/
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