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Re: More questions

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:32:53 -0500

On Jun 14, 2011, at 08:15, Richard Cavell wrote:

> 1. Is using externals a good idea?
> I've been told that it's generally a bad idea, and it feels to me like a bad idea, since it obfuscates what's going on in the repo. Is it often done for professional projects?

Using *file* externals might be considered to be a bad idea, due to the many peculiar behaviors and missing features they have when compared to traditional directory externals. I've made a mental note that I won't be using file externals. Directory externals are fine though if you know what you're doing, and I've used them in a few projects.
Received on 2011-06-15 21:33:39 CEST

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