[PD-dev] DesireData

David Plans Casal dataflow at davidcasal.com
Wed Feb 13 10:08:47 CET 2008

On 13 Feb 2008, at 00:24, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, David Plans Casal wrote:
>> On 12 Feb 2008, at 20:31, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>>> Depends... I have another question... what if I want to fork/branch
>>> (whatever one calls it) other folders outside of the /trunk/pd
>>> hierarchy? CVS makes it easy to branch individual files, or specific
>>> subfolders without necessarily branching everything containing it.
>> Branches can be wildly different than the trunk, but a fork is fork,
>> surely.
> So, how does that change how the SVN is to be managed? What are you  
> trying to say?

I was just saying that desiredata changes fundamental parts of the pd  
infrastructure as far as I can tell, and so as hans pointed out,  
possibly does not belong where it is now in svn.

>>> How is that supported by SVN ?
>> Tags, AFAIK.
> So, if tags can fulfill the same purpose as branches do, why do we  
> have branches as plain folders? I don't think that this is the answer.

I think you might benefit from reading the redbean book:


And look at the difference between tags and branches. Everything in  
svn -is- a folder in any case.


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