[p4] Use "workspace" instead of "client"
prentice at fsl.noaa.gov
Tue Oct 23 10:04:28 PDT 2001
In Java circles, sandbox has a related but different meaning -- namely an area
within a security perimeter that has been set up for a Java application to run
Chris Patti wrote:
> At 09:09 AM 10/23/2001 -0600, Rick Macdonald wrote:
> >On Tue, 23 Oct 2001, Chris Patti wrote:
> > > At 08:10 PM 10/22/2001 -0400, you wrote:
> > > >At 05:24 PM 10/22/2001 -0400, Chris Patti wrote:
> > > >>I really like "sandbox" too FWIW.
> > > >>
> > > >>It denotes exactly what the thing does, and is a term not used by
> > > >>anything else already.
> > > >
> > > >Actually, MKS Source Integrity uses this term for the equivalent concept.
> > >
> > >
> > > Right, as do some other vendors I think.
> > >
> > > However they all use it to mean essentially the same thing, and that's
> > what
> > > I was referring to.
> > >
> > > 'client' can mean anything from the Perforce entity that holds your views,
> > > sandbox root etc to a customer to the UI end of a c/s app to...
> >I think some people are calling a sandbox an area of the depot, whereas
> >others are saying it's an area on my disk. Not clear...
> >"Client" as a noun means many things, yes, but as somebody pointed out
> >(sorry, I didn't save the message to know who it was) "client" as an
> >adjective is always clear: client spec, client view, etc.
> >Just _never_ use "client" as a noun in the Perforce environment!
> I have never, ever encountered the term 'sandbox' being used as anything
> other than the local directory/area where developers work on files that are
> checked in/out from source control.
> If you can find an instance of someone using it otherwise, I'd be pleased
> to see it.
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...Rob Prentice <prentice at fsl.noaa.gov>
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