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

Chris Patti cpatti at atg.com
Mon Oct 22 14:24:21 PDT 2001


At 01:39 PM 10/22/2001 -0700, Jeff A. Bowles wrote:
>At 12:01 PM 10/22/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>>On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 07:53:44PM +0100, Robert Cowham wrote:
>> > p4 client                     -> p4 workspace
>> > p4 clients                    -> p4 workspaces
>>
>>I'd prefer ``sandboxes'' myself.
>
>I've seen some Perforce sites use "sandbox" to mean
>"a place in the depot that's specific to this user, where
>he/she can check in files for personal/non-product
>use and which will not be included, using from the sandbox
>pathname, in any production work. (Work might be
>integrated from the sandbox into a production codeline
>or the other direction, however.)"
>
>         -Jeff Bowles


I really like "sandbox" too FWIW.

It denotes exactly what the thing does, and is a term not used by anything 
else already.

-Chris
(Now we need to find good reasons to integrate 'shovel' 'pail' and 
'old-partially-broken-Tonka-Truck' into the Perforce vocabulary and our 
lives will be complete :)





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