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Re: [TSVN][OT] Menu item "Checkout..."

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-08-22 21:59:36 CEST

Amir Kolsky wrote:
> The reason that I'm asking is that in our operations SVN + TSVN is the CM
> tool of choice for all our projects. Many people see SVN for the first time
> and they don't have a clue what really happens when you checkout, especially
> when we tell them that there is no checkout per se in SVN.

Yes there is. SVN itself refers to it as a checkout. You have to use the
terminology of the tool you're using.

> Basically perhaps renaming the Checkout to something more meaningful could
> help here. Another thought is that maybe we could install TSVN in CVS
> compatibility mode (inheriting the CVS verbs) or in the pure SVN mode (Where
> there's no such thing as checkout)...

By 'pure SVN' mode you seem to mean 'my ideal VCS' mode. We generally
use the same terms as SVN, otherwise it gets very confusing if you are
also using the CLI.

Simon

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