[svnbook commit] r2657 - trunk/src/en/book

Ben Collins-Sussman sussman at red-bean.com
Tue Feb 6 10:12:21 CST 2007

On 2/6/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com> wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > On 2/5/07, cmpilato <noreply at red-bean.com> wrote:
> >
> >> * src/en/book/ch-advanced-topics.xml
> >>   (Network Model): Rework to be ... Pilatoan, and revert the changes
> >>     to the section IDs made when moving this section from the Server
> >>     Configuration chapter.  (It was rather the point of using such IDs
> >>     to allow us to move sections around without breaking URLs in our
> >>     HTML forms of the book.)
> >
> > So uh, yeah, we *could* move sections around without breaking
> > things... which is nice.   But if it's trivial to rename them, why not
> > do so?  I only had to tweak 3 references.  Isn't that better?  Does it
> > really make sense to have a bunch of sections named "svn.serverconfig"
> > in a chapter full of "svn.advanced" sections?
> >
> > I have no sympathy for people making permalinks to a moving-target
> > nightly build of the book's trunk.  Ayita can eat my shorts.
> But.  But.  But.  But it was *the very reason* we did that whole ID renaming
>  thing, I thought!

Hm?  I thought the reason was much more mundane... that we got rid of
numbers in our section id's so that we could rearrange sections
without having to renumber all other existing sections.

Maybe maxb can comment on this.  :-)

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