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RE: Merger not Merging -- What I would like a merge process to do.

From: Brass Tilde <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2005-01-26 02:23:10 CET

> I think the svn docs could be improved by including a little more on diff.
> Such as the explaination "the diff between what was and what is when
applied
> (patched) to someone elses what was will make theirs what is" or some such

> would have helped a lot. (This should be repeated in both the discussion

> of diff and merge)

I implore whoever is in charge of the docs to make no such change. The
above "explanation" made my head hurt.

> Yes simple I know but to a new user not at all obvious.

Having been confused by the branching issue for the last couple of years in
PVCS and CVS, working with Subversion has allowed me to see the issue much
more clearly. Even picking up the Pragmatic book about CVS only reinforced
what the svn book said.

While your statement may be true for one new user, it most certainly was not
true for this one.

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