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Re: renaming "symmetric merge"

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 16:01:18 +0100 (BST)

Stefan Sperling wrote:

> 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.

Great, thanks for the feedback.  In that case, I'll do it.

C-M Pilato wrote:
> I'm voting for the likes of svn_client_skynet__find_merge(),
> svn_client_skynet__do_merge(), ...  ;-)

Erm, I'm afraid the humour is lost on me.  Not sure what's going on in your head :-)

- Julian
Received on 2012-10-16 17:01:57 CEST

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