Mercurial Workflow: Feature seperation via named branches

Judson Wilson judson at
Wed Jun 15 10:56:18 CDT 2011

> I agree with you that people may not want permanent branch names in the
> history, though I fail to see why -- Subversion has permanent branch
> names and I have not heard people complain about that.

In subversion they are permanent, but they "go away" when you delete
them. At that point you only find them when you go digging back in the
history and end up in the era it was "alive".

This is nice for small feature branches - use them, merge them, delete
them, move on.

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