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RE: RE: svn commit: r14549 - trunk/src: Resources TortoiseProc TortoiseProc/RevisionGraph

From: Lübbe Onken | RA Consulting <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 12:46:47 +0100

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Hi Stefan^2

Thanks for the explanation :)

You wrote:
> Ordinary trees can be collapsed and
> expanded and so can the revision graph.
> However, you can also cut a tree,
> that is, the respective connection
> is removed and the graph is split
> into 2 or more separate trees.
>
> Maybe, "split" is a better term as
> "cut" can obviously be confused with
> "cut'n'paste". The complementary
> operation is "glue".

So these two are complementary operations? From your explanation cut'n'glue makes sense, since this sounds like paper&scissors. Now if you translate cut'n'glue and split'n'glue into German. How does that sound to you as a native speaker?
My opinion:
- - Cut'n'glue: (Ausschneiden/Einkleben) sounds good, the names are complementary but it can be confused with cut'n'paste.
- - Split'n'glue: (Auftrennen/Einkleben) sounds good too, but the names of the actions are not complementary.

My suggestion:
- - Split'n'combine: (Auftrennen/Zusammenfügen) sounds good, actions are complementary and it cannot be confused with cut'n'paste

My 0.02€

Cheers
- -Lübbe
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