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Re: [TSVN] Re: Merge dialog, second attempt

From: Johan Appelgren <johan.appelgren_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-01-26 18:40:10 CET

On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 08:45:44 -0800, DStonham@pennysaverusa.com
<DStonham@pennysaverusa.com> wrote:
>
> > Just because the command line syntax is poor does not seem a good reason
> to
> > continue to burden the GUI user.
>
> Oddly the N-1 thing hasn't bitten me yet, although I am admittedly quite
> new to SVN.
>
> As long as you think of each revision number as being a state and the
> movement between two revisions as being the action it actually makes
> perfect sense. Then you stop thinking about applying revision X and start
> thinking about applying the action that took you from revision X-1 to
> revision X.
>
> Does this make sense to anyone or am I just rambling?

Makes perfect sense to me at least. I've thought of it that way ever
since reading about the merge command in the subversion book. So I'm
actually quite confused by this entire X-1 issue since I never thought
of revisions as changesets.

Johan Appelgren

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