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Re: renaming "symmetric merge"

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 07:49:58 -0400

On 10/16/2012 06:46 AM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 01:08:26AM -0000, julianfoad_at_apache.org wrote:
>> Author: julianfoad
>> Date: Tue Oct 16 01:08:26 2012
>> New Revision: 1398597
>>
>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1398597&view=rev
>> Log:
>> Make the symmetric merge APIs public.
>
> Hey Julian, are you still planning to rename these APIs from "symmetric"
> to "automatic" merge? I think "automatic" is a much better term to use
> because it is somewhat easier to understand from the user's perspective.
> Especially for new users who will start using Subversion at 1.8 or later
> releases. The term "symmetric" only makes sense to people who understand
> why "svn merge" behaviour wasn't symmetric in 1.7 and earlier releases.

I'm voting for the likes of svn_client_skynet__find_merge(),
svn_client_skynet__do_merge(), ... ;-)

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2012-10-16 13:51:04 CEST

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