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RE: looking for one word to encompass trunk, tag and branch

From: Bolstridge, Andrew <andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 11:22:05 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: B. Smith-Mannschott [mailto:bsmith.occs_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 17, 2009 8:52 PM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: looking for one word to encompass trunk, tag and branch
> Good naming, they tell us programmers, is important.
> Trunks, tags and branches are all pretty much the same thing in
> subversion. The trunk is just a specially named branch not located in
> the branches folder. Tags are just branches that don't get edited. And
> even branches are just a convention.
> I'm writing some scripts to automate certain repetitive subversion
> tasks and am trying to come up with a term to encompass trunk, tag or
> branch. For example:
> svn://foo/trunk/a/b/c -- is some folder inside the trunk. The trunk is
> at svn://foo/trunk
> svn://foo/branches/1.x/a/b/c -- the branch is at
> svn://foo/tags/1.0/a/b/c -- the tag is at svn://foo/tags/1.0
> I'd like to be able, in all three cases to say the *mumble* of <url>
> is at <shorter-url>.
> What should I use in place of *mumble*? Things I've considered.

How about:
  Base (or Basis);
  Root (not keen on this one)

I like Foundation best, "...go to the project foundation and click on
tags to see..."


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