[REVIEW] Ch4. Branching and Merging - Advanced Merging

Blair Zajac blair at orcaware.com
Thu Jun 12 12:16:36 CDT 2008

Paul Burba wrote:
> Hi All,
> Took a look at the advanced merging section of chapter 4.  Everything
> that's there looks good, my only concerns are what is not not
> mentioned:
> 1) The fact the svn:mergeinfo is inheritable (particularly the
> limitations of this in mixed-revision working copies).
> 2) Non-inheritable mergeinfo
> 3) Empty mergeinfo
> 4) Copy/move can produce svn:mergeinfo
> 5) Implicit mergeinfo (i.e. "natural history")
> 6) Mergeinfo elision
> Is it worth mentioning of these subjects or do these get into too much
> detail for the book?

Not being an author on the book, I don't have much say, but I would like to see 
these topics discussed.  Otherwise we'll have to forward people to read your 
article :)



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