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Re: svn commit: r997639 - /subversion/trunk/subversion/include/svn_client.h

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 11:53:28 +0200

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 04:23,  <hwright_at_apache.org> wrote:
>> Author: hwright
>> Date: Thu Sep 16 08:23:54 2010
>> New Revision: 997639
>>
>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=997639&view=rev
>> Log:
>> Attempt to centralize and improve our API documentation, starting with the
>> client library.  See mailing list thread here:
>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2010-09/0302.shtml
>>
>> * subversion/include/svn_client.h
>>  (clnt_revisions): New group, including a link to the book section on peg
>>    and operative revisions.
>
> How does dropping two characters from "client" to "clnt" improve the
> system? I would suggest that typing the vowels is better for the long
> term...

That new group name was for consistency with the other group names
within that file. The original choice was probably made to avoid
conflicts with potential function names, but that rationale is
probably gone now.

-Hyrum
Received on 2010-09-16 11:54:27 CEST

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