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.

>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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