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Re: Feature request/ideas

From: Frank Hemer
Subject: Re: Feature request/ideas
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 17:24:04 +0100
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On Wednesday 02 March 2005 17:18, Derek Price wrote:
> Frank Hemer wrote:
> | On Wednesday 02 March 2005 08:11, Mark D. Baushke wrote:
> |> Hi Frank,
> |>
> |> I am looking forward to your feature...
> |>
> | :-)
> I'm looking forward to this too.  I just have one quibble, with your
> usage of ".root".  The CVS manual and other sources use "root" to
> refer to what you are referring to as the "origin" of a branch.  The
> logic being that a branch is always "rooted" in another branch, so the
> "root" refers to the revision actually on the parent branch.
> I'm not sure what I would recommend in place of what you are calling
> the "root", but I would like to see ".root" refer to the revision on
> the parent branch.

Not a problem, its just a #define.
However I didn't have a better idea. Using .base instead can be similar 
miss-interpreted since there is BASE. How about replacing '.root' with 
'.tail', and replacing '.origin' with '.root'?

> The rest of your design looks great so far!


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