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Re: some confusing passages in online SVN book

From: Brass Tilde <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2004-12-20 13:30:31 CET

> So I'm not sure how to resolve this tension: put the quick-start into
> an appendix, and merely mention it in chapter 1? Would that help?
> It sounds to me like you're a 'top-down' reader who's busy trying to
> infer meaning in every little detail you see. Things might have been
> smoother for you if you had never encountered the 'quick start' at all.

Speaking as one for whom the manual was also initially somewhat confusing in
this regard, I think a simple statement of the assumptions in force for the
quick start example, along with a comment that those assumptions are not the
only "correct" way to set up a repository and are kept simple for
illustrative purposes, would be sufficient.


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