[p4] Revision confusion

Chuck Karish chuck.karish at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 07:17:55 PDT 2007


> > Possibly the word "previously" should be changed to
> > "last", as in "...revision last synced...", for better
> > clarity.
>
> heh, heh, I can still remember rolling around in my mind the first
> perforce error message I really had to deal with: "no files in depot
> and client view".  It finally occurred to me that I needed to take
> that "and" as a set operation, and the msg started to make sense. It
> was only gonna operate on the intersection of the files in the depot
> and client view.

The help text refers to the change's base revision without
using "base revision" as a term of art.  I think this is a mistake; the
"base revision" concept is important, and it would be better to talk
about it directly.

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Chuck Karish   karish at well.com   (415) 317-0182



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