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Re: svn com?

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-02 22:13:05 CET

On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 13:43, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> karl@freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:
> > For the sake of being compatible with cvs except when there's a good
> > reason, how about making svn com an abbreviation for commit? Obviously
> > no big deal, but my fingers miss it.
>
> Developers: I'm tempted to just do it. It seems doubtful we'd ever
> allocate 'com' to something *else*, given that it already means commit
> in CVS.
>
> Any objections?

I'd really rather that we didn't. We've already got 'ci', which is
pretty short (I know it's not 'com', and I really do sympathize with
Karl Berry's plight), but I fear that this will open the floodgates for
incrementally including the gazillion other CVS shortcuts available.
Here's the list of CVS commands that have one or more "aliases", and I
really don't want to approach this level of insanity.

CVS commands and their aliases:

"add", "ad", "new"
"admin", "adm", "rcs"
"annotate", "ann"
"checkout", "co", "get"
"commit", "ci", "com"
"diff", "di", "dif"
"export", "exp", "ex"
"history", "hi", "his"
"import", "im", "imp"
"log", "lo"
"login", "logon", "lgn"
"rannotate","rann", "ra"
"rdiff", "patch", "pa"
"release", "re", "rel"
"remove", "rm", "delete"
"rlog", "rl"
"rtag", "rt", "rfreeze"
"status", "st", "stat"
"tag", "ta", "freeze"
"update", "up", "upd"
"version", "ve", "ver"

-Fitz

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