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Re: (Re)Introduction (was: svn commit: r32461 - trunk/notes)

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 23:45:23 +0200

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 3:32 PM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> wrote:
>> Wait ... wait ... my prescient powers have detected the inevitable sequence:
>> offline commits -> local branches -> distributed thingie ... so whilst we
>> may flee in horror from the very idea (git ye away from me, etc.), it's also
>> a great opportunity for sneaking in the interesting infrastructure and model
>> changes.
> Wait, aren't we describing svk? Super smart client with 'local'
> commits, that works against a far-away repository?

Not at all. SVK is a true distributed system. Quite unlike what Greg was

> Remember that the svk folks always told us that they consider svk to
> be a prototype for future svn features, much the way svnmerge.py was a
> prototype for merge-tracking.

Can we hope the new feature-steal works out better?

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