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From Branko Čibej <>
Subject Re: Checkpointing v1 design
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2017 18:39:51 GMT
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?

As to why I'm nitpicking at this point: whatever we choose will be
pretty much set in stone, in the UI and the API, for the conceivable future.

-- Brane

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