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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] distinguished branch name, "clone"

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] distinguished branch name, "clone"
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2003 22:34:56 +1100

On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 20:11, Paul Hedderly wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 10:34:32AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> > 
> > I don't think this is appropriate. One of arch's strengths is it's great
> > flexability. If I chose to use mainline for only production integrated
> I think you've missed the point. Colin is not proposing to remove any
> flexibility at all, quite the opposite, but providing good short cuts,
> it makes arch simpler for many users, quicker and easier... and more
> flexible.
> I really like the idea.

Colin is proposing that 1) A specific branch name be reserved for a
given meaning, and that 2) a number of short cuts are built on top of
this reduction in flexibility.


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