[p4] Use "workspace" instead of "client"

Kevin Bailey ke-perforce at retriever.dyndns.org
Mon Oct 22 12:38:25 PDT 2001


On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 07:53:44PM +0100, Robert Cowham wrote:
> 
> As I mentioned at the conference (and was noted by Perforce!), the word
> "client" is used in many different ways in Perforce documentation. It is
> used rather ambiguously, at least for neophyte users, to refer to a "client
> workspace" (in some documentation), i.e. the entity defined/modified by the
> "p4 client" command.

If it only used many different ways in the documentation, why
not just fix the documentation ? The fact that 'p4' is also
referred to as 'the client' is hardly a reason to change a
program's interface.



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