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From Vincent Lefevre <vincent-...@vinc17.net>
Subject Re: Checkpointing v1 design
Date Sat, 04 Nov 2017 00:09:56 GMT
On 2017-11-03 19:39:51 +0100, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 03.11.2017 15:54, Julian Foad wrote:
> > After playing with two pre-prototypes and discussing a wide variety of
> > ideas on this list, I have given detailed thought to a v1
> > checkpointing design with the following properties:
> >
> >   * local (not server)
> >   * built on shelving v1 (patches)
> >   * main commands are 'checkpoint' to save a new version and
> > 'rollback' to revert to version N
> 
> The main issue I have with this is that "checkpoint" is not a verb. (I
> know, neither are 'changelist' or 'auth').
> 
> How about 'save' (to create a savepoint) and 'restore' instead?

Wouldn't it be better if these related commands have a common prefix?
A bit like property-related commands start with "prop".

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