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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] .listing files

From: Zenaan Harkness
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] .listing files
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 07:19:12 +1000

On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 07:18, Tom Lord wrote:
> At the same time, yes, higher-level tools can provide such things.

All makes good sense. Thanks for the clarity.

> Ironically: CVS was initially considered so cool (by some, and icky,
> by others) precisely because it threw away "process oriented locking"
> and provided only the lowest levels of (logically necessary, for RCS'
> transaction semantics) locking.

I guess it would have been actually cool if they'd had some
readily usable higher level locking facilities ... and the
rest is history :)

thanks again

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