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Re: What is a "baton" from subversion sources?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 15:22:23 -0600

On Feb 11, 2011, at 13:31, Grigory Petrov wrote:

> I'm learning subversion API right now and examining it's source code and examples. It's a lot of things in subversion source code that is called a "baton". For example, svn_cmdline_create_auth_baton() create "auth baton", and callbacks takes callback function pointer and, again, batons. I never heard of a term "baton" related to the programming. That is the "baton" concept subversion source code refers to? Maybe i can read somewhere about "batons" used in programming? Or is it a well-known term of some origin?

Google search for "subversion baton" gives:

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