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Re: Handling of .svn

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2008 13:53:41 +0200

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> we
> had this developer which had the layout for the perfect working copy
> all in his had. He promised to write it all down for about a year and
> a half, then left the project. Now he's allegedly back, but possibly
> he's still lacking time to do what it takes on this front.

Do you mean me? :)
Goodness, I don't think I ever promised anything about WCs, other than
thinking out loud about the sorts of cleaning agents we'll need. :)

>> I'm really worried that we'd get a new WC that assumes the current
>> repository model with all its quirks, and have to do yet another new WC for
>> svn-2.0.
>>
>
> It wouldn't be new to have to invent the same thing several times:
> Most people learn and develop incrementally. For me, that's perfectly
> fine.
>

Incremental is fine. What I meant is that it has to be "incrementable"
(is that a word?), unlike the current WC code, which is "rewritable". :)

-- Brane

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