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Re: symbolic names?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-20 17:23:27 CEST

On Tue, 2004-04-20 at 10:19, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> I'd imagine "symbolic names" as just being identifiers one could
> arbitrarily set on particular revisions to make life easier when
> typing in commands. Would it be extremely difficult to add such a
> feature? Would it violate the subversion ethos too much?

You should subscribe to the dev@ list. Branko has already proposed a
design for this, which is being nitpicked upon. I don't see any
widespread disagreement with the idea among developers (it's probably
going to make merge tracking easier); it's only the implementation
details that are being debated.

Here's the thread:


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