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Re: What a modern collaboration toolkit looks like

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: What a modern collaboration toolkit looks like
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 21:49:32 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)

Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden>:
>  > In modern DVCSes, a push never blocks.
> I think you've typoed "push" for "commit".  Specifically:

You're right, I did.
> BTW, to be honest, I think "commit-before-merge" is a good advertising
> slogan, but it doesn't promote understanding of how dVCSes work, and
> only offers the GUI/CADT/IRC/XP view of their advantages.

/me becomes dizzy from a surfeit of acronyms.

I coined the term mainly to contrast with the CVS/Subversion/Arch
style, which requires merge before a commit can complete.  I don't
try to make it bear a lot of analytical weight.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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