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Re: [OT] Conflict, an open source project

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-08-03 13:05:31 CEST

On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 04:33:06PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> The feature seems to be motivated by a deep desire to avoid
> out-of-dateness (and conflicts) at all costs; but this sort of goes
> against the whole philosophy of the copy-modify-merge model. So what

(and it's worth mentioning that file-level locks don't help at all with
the kind of semantic 'conflicts' that occur e.g. when someone else's
refactoring renames a function that you depended upon in your current
wc).

Regards,
Malcolm

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