[svnbook commit] r3293 - trunk/src/en/book

cmpilato noreply at red-bean.com
Thu Sep 4 10:52:12 CDT 2008

Author: cmpilato
Date: Thu Sep  4 10:52:10 2008
New Revision: 3293

* src/en/book/ch03-advanced-topics.xml,
* src/en/book/ch04-branching-and-merging.xml
  Tweak some wording to avoid implying untrue things only revealed as
  untrue if the reader keeps reading long enough to hit the revelation.
  . o O ( Huh? )

Suggested by: James Kistruck <James.Kistruck {at} dataconnection.com>


Modified: trunk/src/en/book/ch03-advanced-topics.xml
--- trunk/src/en/book/ch03-advanced-topics.xml	(original)
+++ trunk/src/en/book/ch03-advanced-topics.xml	Thu Sep  4 10:52:10 2008
@@ -3461,7 +3461,7 @@
     <para>Subversion 1.5 brings a new
       <firstterm>changelists</firstterm> feature that adds yet
       another method to the mix.  Changelists are basically arbitrary
-      labels applied to working copy files for the express purpose of
+      labels (currently at most one per file) applied to working copy files for the express purpose of
       associating multiple files together.  Users of many of Google's
       software offerings are familiar with this concept already.  For
       example, <ulink url="http://mail.google.com/">Gmail</ulink>

Modified: trunk/src/en/book/ch04-branching-and-merging.xml
--- trunk/src/en/book/ch04-branching-and-merging.xml	(original)
+++ trunk/src/en/book/ch04-branching-and-merging.xml	Thu Sep  4 10:52:10 2008
@@ -2121,9 +2121,10 @@
 URL: http://svn.example.com/repos/calc/branches/my-calc-branch
-    <para>After <quote>switching</quote> to the branch, your working
-      copy is no different from what you would get from doing a fresh
-      checkout of the directory.  And it's usually more efficient to
+    <para><quote>Switching</quote> a working copy that has no local
+      modifications to a different branch results in the working copy
+      looking just as it would had you done a fresh checkout of the
+      directory.  It's usually more efficient to
       use this command, because often branches differ by only a small
       degree.  The server sends only the minimal set of changes
       necessary to make your working copy reflect the branch

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