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Re: Checking out individual files

From: Mark Clements <gmane_at_kennel17.co.uk>
Date: 2007-01-29 18:28:39 CET

"B. Smith-Mannschott" <benpsm@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:682D3ED4-D60D-4706-A7CE-1C60F1F81A14@gmail.com...
>
> On Jan 28, 2007, at 20:03, Les Mikesell wrote:
>
> >
> >> i.e. The difficulty some new SVN users seem to have is in
> >> stubbornly insisting on misusing the tool because one can't quite
> >> accept that it offers a slightly different solution (screws) to
> >> the same problem (affixing things). And this it does with aplomb,
> >> but it does require stepping back and not "What am I trying to
> >> accomplish?" without presupposing a solution.
> >
> > You lost me on this one. Are you suggesting that he shouldn't use
> > svn for this task, or that there is some yet unmentioned way to do
> > what he wants with svn.
>
> /* Well, I guess I really fell on my face with that attempt at
> analogy. <grin type="sheepish"/>. */
>

I think it was a very good analogy, actually.

- Mark Clements

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