suggested rephrase

Craig_Reynolds at Craig_Reynolds at
Thu Mar 2 18:00:41 CST 2006

Hi. I'm new to Subversion and reading the SVN Book.  In :

> ...Your working copy is just like any other collection of files and 
> directories on your system. You can edit and change them, move them 
> around, you can even delete the entire working copy and forget about 
> it.

(Thanks for mentioning that last point, I had wondered about that very

> Unless you're ready to commit a new file or directory, or changes to 
> existing ones, there's no need to further notify the Subversion 
> server that you've done anything...

Given the context (having just done the initial checkout) might
"Until..." not be better than "Unless..."?

Craig Reynolds
Senior Research Scientist
Sony Computer Entertainment America (

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