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Re: Mnemomic names for revisions

From: H. S. Teoh <hsteoh_at_quickfur.ath.cx>
Date: 2005-05-04 18:38:23 CEST

On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 11:18:35AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 02:33:19PM +0200, Gerco Ballintijn wrote:
> > Scott Palmer wrote:
> >
> > >It's not really a BIG deal, but I would rather avoid having to treat
> > >some parts of the tree as serving that sort of special purpose and
> > >not as part of the organizational structure of my data.
> >
> >
> > This seems to be the main reason people want to have revision labels.
>
> No, I want them so can type 'svn diff -r Release_05' in my WC rather
> than dicking around with URLs.
[...]

Exactly my point. Revision labels are milestones, or landmarks, in the
history of the filesystem. They should not be conflated with a
sub-part of the filesystem *at the current time* (i.e., at HEAD).

T

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