On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 07:04:42AM +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 05.04.2010 17:06, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > An idea we're playing with to mitigate this problem is having designated
> > properties in the svn: namespace which allow users to tell svn what their
> > branching/merging strategy is.
> (Thereby making things even more flexible, complex, and error-prone.)
> In the light of previous discussions
I'd like to read them. Can you provide pointers?
> this is a less than optimal way of
> making branching and merging easier for users. This is another feature
> that would probably only be used by perhaps 1% of all users ...
Do you mean "used" or "configured" (as in setting the props)?
> most people just want to say, "create a branch" and "merge from that
> branch" and be done with it.
Yes, they do.
But how else would you make it easier to use before going 2.0
(in the "2.0" sense of writing a new centralised SCM from scratch)?
The flexibility^Wcomplexity is there now, and we have set for
ourselves the goal to continue supporting it (for better or worse).
Received on 2010-04-06 12:18:50 CEST