Johannes Schindelin wrote:
>On Wed, 17 Aug 2005, Marco Costalba wrote:
>>P.S: I say 'revision', and 'git archive' but are very common also
>>'commit' and 'git repository'. This is just a silly example where a
>>common dictionary should be useful.
>How about the glossary, which I posted a few hours ago?
Yeah, I missed it.
Sorry for the noise.
By the way, a very good and useful job.
> A particular state of files and directories which was stored in
> the object database. It is referenced by a commit object.
> An object which contains the information about a particular
> revision, such as parents, committer, author, date and the
> tree object which corresponds to the top directory of the
> stored revision.
So 'revision' is the struct and 'commit object' the pointer ;-)
> A collection of refs together with an object database containing
> all objects, which are reachable from the refs. A repository can
> share an object database with other repositories.
In a lot of git documentation, starting from the tutorial, it is used 'git
but peraphs 'repository' is more a standard definition for an SCM archive.
Just archive peraphs is too generic, also a tarball is an archive :-)
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