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Re[4]: Slow "move" discourages refactoring.

From: Lev Serebryakov <lev_at_serebryakov.spb.ru>
Date: 2003-11-27 18:37:24 CET

Hello Ben,

Thursday, November 27, 2003, 8:05:44 PM, you wrote:

BCS> Subversion has no "true move". It has copy+delete, both in the working
BCS> copy and in the repository. End of story. It is a 95% effective
BCS> solution for many reasons: in the working copy, it makes it easy to
BCS> 'revert' scheduled moves; in the repository, it aligns with our 'cheap
BCS> copy' model.

BCS> Nobody is arguing that a "true move" is a bad idea, however. It's been
BCS> discussed many times before, will require a lot of new design and
BCS> coding, and is definitely a post-1.0 thing.
  Thank you for good explanation.

Best regards,
 Lev                            mailto:lev@serebryakov.spb.ru
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