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Re: I miss tags

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2004-09-24 22:56:36 CEST

Sean Laurent <sean@neuronfarm.com> wrote on 09/24/2004 04:34:31 PM:

> On Friday 24 September 2004 10:54 am, Mark Phippard wrote:
> > As for aliases, I think it is something that could be addressed once
> > is a general mechanism to push information from the server down to the
> > client, such as configuration data. Once repositories have this sort
> > feature, it seems like it wouldn't be too difficult to make aliases
> > something that could be configured and stored in that same area and
> > leveraged by the UI. Until then, if you really need it, you can get
> > same feature by defining and using the aliases in your shell.
> I'm not sure I understand why Subversion would need a mechanism to push
> information from the server to the client...

Others addressed your other points well, so I will not. I do not KNOW
that the server would need to push that info to the client, but I wouldn't
be surprised if there were aspects to the API that would require the
client to know the real revision behind the alias, so it I was thinking
that the information might need to be available directly to the client. In
which case, you would want the server to be able to push that information
out to the client, just as you people would like other information like
auto-props, etc.. to be pushed out.


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