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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 15:39:14 -0500

Branko Čibej wrote:
> It appears that all the people I've ever spoken to, except for some on
> this list, are early Subversion users and are confused by the
> *incompatible change in behaviour* that happened with the introduction
> of peg revisions.

Yes, but "I don't think we ever promised to be eternally compatible with

> Note that I've known about peg revs from day one and how they work, and
> *still* get bitten by a change that I find non-intuitive.
> I wonder if it would make sense to do a survey on the users@ list about
> this. I prophesy that most responses would be either "what's a peg
> revision?" or "yes, I get bitten by that all the time."

As would I. And I'd blame the authors of that ridiculous Subversion book
for it, too.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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