Call for discussion: Phase names

Kevin Bullock kbullock+mercurial at
Mon Jan 9 16:16:58 CST 2012

On Jan 9, 2012, at 2:52 PM, Matt Mackall wrote:

> On Mon, 2012-01-09 at 20:28 +0100, Olav Reinert wrote:
>> [...]
>>    personal, mine, isolated, tentative, shy, scratch, jailed, moored, anchored, grounded
> I don't like any of these even a little. I think it needs to be
> synonymous with private, which basically limits the possibilities to
> 'private', 'secret', and 'restricted'. 

Perhaps this has been suggested and rejected already, but what about: public / draft / local ?

Pro: it's a reasonable antonym of 'public', particularly in the phrase "local changes"
Con: it's also the antonym of 'remote', as in 'remote repo' vs. 'local repo'

pacem in terris / мир / शान्ति / ‎‫سَلاَم‬ / 平和
Kevin R. Bullock

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