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RE: [Subclipse-users] "get latest" in subclipse

From: Sean Parker <supinlick_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 18:12:14 -0700 (PDT)

Katherine -

  Thanks so much for your help - what you're saying makes sense - Ijust wanted to see if others had more info, and you gave a good perspective.

  Thanks again...

God Bless
    Sean Parker

--- On Wed, 8/20/08, Hale,Katherine <halek_at_oclc.org> wrote:

> From: Hale,Katherine <halek_at_oclc.org>
> Subject: RE: [Subclipse-users] "get latest" in subclipse
> To: users_at_subclipse.tigris.org
> Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2008, 12:25 PM
> >> Is there a way to change the names
> There isn't a way that I know of to rename any of the
> labels on the
> plugin without recompiling the plugin, or submitting a
> patch to support
> this kind of a feature.
>
> >> exclude the ambiguous menu items
> I know there's a bit of a learning curve to use any new
> software,
> because some terms are similar, or map to different
> functions. However,
> none of the menu items are actually non-functional
> "template" icons -
> they all do distinct actions. If you have used CVS in the
> past, you
> might find this useful:
>
> Subversion for CVS Users
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/apa.html
>
> So maybe I can help you understand the terminology:
>
> >> 1) "get latest" = get read-only copies
> from repo;
> That is an SVN Export, rather than an SVN Checkout.
>
> >> 2) "check-out" = lock so others
> can't check-out ???
> Are you _really_ sure you want to lock files so others
> can't check in?
> Eclipse/SVN has very good merging tools and allows for
> atomic check-ins
> (again the manual for more information about this, if you
> are
> interested). That is probably one of the biggest features
> of SVN.
>
> I know I'm a bit of an evangelist - just trying to help
> if I can.
>
> Katherine Hale
> Web Applications and Software Developer
> Sogeti USA
>
>
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