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Re: Getting Started

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-12-22 19:05:18 CET

Daniel Essin wrote:
> If I'm in the US and I send a request to China for toys, that's importing. If I
> go to China and send a request to the US to take some toys off my hands, that's
> exporting.
>
> So tell me again why, in order to import into svn, I go to China (the
> unmonitored src files) and send a message (the rt-click "import") to svn to take
> the files off my hands and place them under version control?
>
> It would make more sense to me if the import was initiated on the repository
> directory.

Your problem is with the basic terminology. The repository is on the
server; the local directory is called a 'working copy'. You _do_ import
into a repository.

Simon

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