[PD-dev] renaming /import to /vendor

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Feb 15 20:41:19 CET 2008

On Feb 15, 2008, at 10:04 AM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> Since the /import section is supposed to be for vendor branches
>> AFAICT, I propose to rename it /vendor like the SVN book uses:
>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch07s05.html
>> Any objections?
> why is it useful to name something like that? is anyone vending  
> anything to anyone, here? is there any tool that expects the folder  
> to be called "vendor" and is not configurable about it?

The name is pretty arbitrary.  But if we use /vendor, then when  
someone reads the docs on how to use "Vendor Branches", then our  
setup will match the docs.  That's worth something, especially over  
some arbitrary name that is not documented anywhere or commonly used.




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