whither "sandbox"?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Sun Aug 7 07:47:52 CDT 2005

On Sat, 6 Aug 2005, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Aug 4, 2005, at 3:52 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> >  i just grepped the XML files for the latest rev of the book, and
> > there was no mention of the phrase "sandbox" being a historical
> > alternative to "working copy".
> >
> >  is it worth maybe just mentioning that once, perhaps on the page
> > that introduces the svn architecture diagram, even in passing?
> > after all, the word "sandbox" definitely occurs in the mailing
> > list, so people are using it.
> It does?  I've never seen an svn developer use that term on the dev@
> list. Nor have I seen it mentioned much (at all) on the users@ list.

i remember doing a search on the users mailing list and i distinctly
recall seeing it used at least a couple of times, but it may be that
you explicitly want to *discourage* that phrase, and that's fine.


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