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Re: RFC: Untangling the peg revision knot (was: A preliminary study of non-contiguous transformations in the Hilbert space of Alexandrian solutions)

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 10:23:42 -0500

Greg Stein wrote:
> Maybe I could apply some more thinking here, but my initial thought is
> "fuck ya!". The peg shit screws me up. It was very disturbing to return
> to svn to find that specifying old revisions didn't work at ALL like I
> would expect. Dug in, and found the peg stuff. Agreed that it generally
> doesn't work as expected.

"Works as expected" depends largely on the expectations. I find that the
peg revision algorithm works exactly as expected and intended. They certain
work way better than before the peg revision algorithm was designed -- I
mean, it was the chosen solution for a slew of real bugs that all users were
hitting (not just those that didn't take the time to understand how to use

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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