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

Robert Lin robertl at Mobilinktel.com
Mon Oct 22 13:49:53 PDT 2001


Client is kind of confusion for the beginners. They tend to correlate it
with their p4 accounts.  Workspace sounds much better.

-Robert

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Cody [mailto:paul.cody at lucidainc.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 22, 2001 1:12 PM
> To: Perforce-User (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: [p4] Use "workspace" instead of "client"
> 
> 
> > Do other Perforce users feel that this approach would be 
> > clearer than the
> > current multiplicity of uses for the word "client"?
> > 
> 
> Absolutely yes.  I would estimate that the word "client" 
> accounts for at
> least a few hours of unproductive confusion for each new 
> Perforce user.  I'd
> say that adds a hundred bucks or so onto the real per-user 
> cost of Perforce.
> 
> Paul
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