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

From: Michael Haggerty <mhagger_at_alum.mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 00:17:12 +0200

B. Smith-Mannschott wrote:
> 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:

I struggled with this same naming question when modifying and
documenting cvs2svn, and the best I could come up with was
LineOfDevelopment (often abbreviated to "lod"). But I was never very
happy with it (mostly because it is so long).

Michael

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