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Re: Abbreviations in subversion messages

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-04-21 08:06:28 CEST

On Wed, 20 Apr 2005, Erik Huelsmann wrote:

> On 4/18/05, Branko ?ibej <brane@xbc.nu> wrote:
> Butler, Frances H (FHB) wrote:
>
> >"Rep" in this context means "repository." I can understand your confusion,
> >but I would say the Subversion developers would not use the "rep"
> >abbreviation for the terms you mention.
> >
> >
> Well, you're wrong. In this context, "rep" means "representation". We
> never use "rep" as an abbreviation for "repository", that's either
> "repo" or "repos".

>Correct, but how many users actually know that?

I agree that these abbrevs should be eliminated since they serve no
purpose other than when they was written.. But please not before 1.2. It'd
just mean fuzzies for translators for messages that seldom show up.

Regards,
//Peter

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