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Re: AW: copying subdirectories in subversion 1.7

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 08:08:06 -0500

On 7/25/11 7:49 AM, Markus Schaber wrote:
>
> Von: Les Mikesell [mailto:lesmikesell_at_gmail.com]
>> On 7/25/11 3:22 AM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>>> I am not aware of any existing developer who expressed interest in
>>> working on 'svn detach'.
>>
>> Just curious: what drove the original WC design where each
> subdirectory
>> was inherently independent? And is this the same set of developers?
>
> My guess is that this Design was "inherited" from CVS.
>
> And AFAICS, the initial set of developers had some common members with
> the CVS developers, and it changed gradually, there was no "revolution"
> replacing all existing developers with new ones.

The tradeoffs are sort of obvious, but it seems like a very drastic change to
make with no option to maintain the old behavior.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell_at_gmail.com
Received on 2011-07-25 15:08:54 CEST

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