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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: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 21:46:13 +0100

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> 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
> bugs."

I was ready for that one. I ducked and it went right past me without
causing any damage. :)

>> 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.

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