Review of Chapter 4: Branching and Merging

Ben Collins-Sussman sussman at
Sat Feb 24 18:23:24 CST 2007

On 2/24/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at> wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > Question:  in the 'undoing changes' section, which shows a reverse
> > merge like -r88:87, should I use the slightly obtuse 'reverse change'
> > notation of '-c -88' ?  I fear that may cause confusion, and might be
> > better left for the command reference section.
> You could always show both.  It's a great, practical way of
> demonstrating the "negated revision" use of --change (-c).

Hm, maybe I'll show both -r88:87 and -c -88 and explicitly point out
their equivalence...

> > Ah yes, thanks, I remember this TODO.   I've changed the title to
> > "Traversing Branches".  if you have better suggestions, I'm all ears.
> I can't think of a *short* title.  :-)  "Pointing Your Working Copy at a
> Different Repository URL" feels ... wordy.

Sigh, yeah.  That's the problem.

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