Re: Subversion Doesn't Have Branches aka Crossing the Streams aka Branches as First Class Objects?
From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 14:53:10 -0500
On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 2:27 PM, Andrew Reedick
Well, no. If I copy something from /proj1/branches/dev/branch001 to
> However, these superfluous dir components are visible to the client, which means they're accessible by, and thus modifiable by the client. Which makes them superfluous *and* dangerous.
No, it makes them useful.
> The client should only see and work with "--project project1 --branch 1.0", e.g. "svn co --project project1 --branch 1.0" to checkout a branch.
That's sort of like saying filesystems shouldn't have subdirectories
> It's about presentation. Keep the superfluous dir components internal and hidden from the average user. We've already seen a move towards information hiding with the'^' syntax that hides the server component. This would be the logical progression.
It's about organization. And letting you arrange your own conventions
-- Les Mikesell lesmikesell_at_gmail.comReceived on 2013-05-21 21:53:43 CEST
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