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Re: [PATCH]: Was [PROPOSAL] Takeover Take 2

From: Alan Barrett <apb_at_cequrux.com>
Date: 2006-05-06 20:04:11 CEST

On Thu, 04 May 2006, Paul Burba wrote:
> A Note on Terminology
> ---------------------
> The patch and the log use variations of the terms "obstruction" and
> "takeover".

As I have asked before, please reserve the term "takeover" for the
process (not yet implemented) of converting a non-working-copy directory
to a working copy directory without making any other changes.

With your patch, "svn checkout --force" converts a non-working-copy
directory to a working copy directory, and also creates missing files or
subdirectories. This is useful behaviour, and I think it's exactly the
right behaviour for something labeled "checkout --force", but it should
not be labeled "takeover".

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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