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Re: @REV vs -r REV

From: David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 17:00:54 -0400

> 2009/4/22 David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com>
>
> All this talk of -r<rev> vs. @<rev> reminds me of something the
> ClearCase people referred to as "Evil Twins".

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Stephen Connolly
<stephen.alan.connolly_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> You can get similar issues with Accurev... where they refer to one version
> as being "stranded" or "overlapped"

Nah, I like Evil Twin better than "overlapped". Evil Twin sounds more
ominous, and makes my job sound much more dangerous than staring at a
monitor and waiting for someone to mess up. Maybe you could even
finagle a raise out of it.

It does point out that Subversion does need a term to describe this
type of namespace overlap, but obviously we can't use Evil Twin
because the ClearCase people have that.

Suggestions:

* It's the Ghost of Files Past.
* That file has been Zombietized.
* It's a D'FUA (Pronouced Di-fu-a) (Developer "Fouled" Up Again)

Any others?

-- 
David Weintraub
qazwart_at_gmail.com
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