[darcs-users] Historical Versions (was: GSoC: network optimisation vs cache vs library?)

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Apr 15 07:23:36 UTC 2010

Max Battcher writes:

 > I personally don't see a need for [better history keeping, multiple
 > branches]. I think there are more interesting tools that solve
 > similar problems that could be improved first: better/stronger
 > interactive file annotation/blame tools; better/stronger darcs
 > trackdown; tools that maybe we don't even have names for today.

All of which depend on data structures that are basically equivalent
to a history DAG, ISTM.  If so, perhaps it would be better to figure
out what a DAGgy Darcs might look like first, rather than end up with
a DAG implementation per tool.

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