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Re: renaming "symmetric merge"

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:58:17 +0100 (BST)

I (Julian Foad) wrote:

> 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.


- Julian
Received on 2012-10-18 19:59:00 CEST

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