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[TSVN] Re: RESOLVED: TSVN Merge issue vs. "Feature Branches" in SVN book

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2005-01-13 23:41:48 CET

Dave Peterson wrote:
> Dave Peterson <dpeterson <at> enthought.com> writes:
>
>> When promoting from the feature branch to the trunk I just needed to
>> swap my "From" and "To" urls so that "From" was the trunk and "To"
>> was the feature branch.
>
> This is going to be way, way, way confusing for users trying to
> follow this pattern. I can see it now:
>
> "Wait, I want to promote from my branch to the trunk so the "From"
> must be the trunk and the "To" must be my branch? That makes
> absolutely no sense. You must be wrong."

That is exactly the problem with using the "To" / "From" labels. Does it
mean a revision range or does it mean source / destination. That's why
you and several others have got confused.

Could you have a look at my later proposal (Merge3.png) to see if that
seems any more obvious?

Simon

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