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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] duplicate terms for the same things

From: William Dode
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] duplicate terms for the same things
Date: Sat, 01 May 2004 22:52:39 +0200
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address@hidden (James Blackwell) writes:

> In lists.arch.users, you wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Like you know, we're currently translating the tutorial in french (see the
>> wiki pages). And i see that there is a lot of duplicate terms for sames
>> things.
>> patch, changeset, patch-set...
>> and even for commands : changes, what-changed, changeset, mkpatch...
>> It's difficult to be sure that it's really the same things or not. 
>> It will help us if someone could write a page on the wiki to show wich
>> commands and terms are *exactly* the sames.
> Any command that doesn't say that it is an alias of another command is a
> real command. For your reference, the commands that are just aliases for
> other commands are:
>                          add : (alias for add-id)
>                       delete : (alias for delete-id)
>                         move : (alias for move-id)
>                   default-id : (alias for explicit-default)
>                      mkpatch : (alias for changeset)
>                      dopatch : (alias for apply-changeset)

changes & what-changed ?

> While some commands look similiar on the surface (e.g. replay and
> update), they are actually different commands that don't do quite the
> same thing. 

It's why it's important to be sure...

>> There is a lot of commands in tla, why did you add also alias ?
> One of the reasons for aliases is it allows arch developers to change
> the names of commands while allowing for backward compatibility. 

It's what i thought, thanks to confirm it.

William Dodé -

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