Thoughts on Chapter 8
C. Michael Pilato
cmpilato at red-bean.com
Sun Feb 25 15:04:54 CST 2007
C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
>> Looks really good. I only have one nit and one complaint:
>> Nit: in "Repository Access Layer", the svn --version is *ancient*.
>> Can we update that a bit?
> Heheh. Sure thing.
>> Complaint: The section "Inside the Working Copy Administrative Area"
>> feels really weird after the code samples. After we discussed the
>> client lib, I really wanted to see *something* about the wc lib, but
>> we jumped right into the code samples, and then at the very end we
>> have a mention of the admin area. I think it could be a lot clearer
>> if we went:
>> -client lib
>> -wc lib
>> -wc admin area
>> - code samples
I didn't add a "wc lib" section because there isn't a "client lib"
section. There's a "Client Layer" section, which does talk about
working copy management. But I *did* move the "Inside the WC Admin
Area" section to just between the exposition of the layers and the code
samples (which are now last in the chapter).
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com>
"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has
been found difficult; and left untried." -- G. K. Chesterton
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