On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 01:23:59AM +0100, Cian Cullinan wrote:
> Forgive the ignorance but what is svn++. Uncle google is no help.
svn is short for subservsion, it's also the name of the command-line
Using the ++ postfix as a mark of approval or improvement harks back to
the first HP calculators which used modified RPN in the '60's. It was
then included in the B and C programming languages, and the majority of
programming languages since. svn++ literally means "increment the svn
It's how C++ was named (albeit inaccurately).
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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