Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Mon May 7 21:17:43 CEST 2012

On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 21:50 +0200, Tuncer Ayaz wrote:
> Hi guys,
> wrt , I didn't comment there
> as there seems to be a consensus on "fork".
> Still, I'd like to question that decision given that "fork" for me
> at least carries too much of a "publish an alternative version
> with changes" meaning.
> Would fetch or checkout or grab or fetch-scm or something
> not be more precise terminology wise?

Andres and I discussed this the other day. I think our consensus was to
use 'get' and to have that also work for tarballs (like the current

We didn't discuss in detail what a 'get' command would look like, e.g.
how to say you want to get the scm version rather than the tarball


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