loom questions and comments

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Tue Aug 26 01:25:12 BST 2008

John Arbash Meinel <john at arbash-meinel.com> writes:

> Sebastian Kuzminsky wrote:
> > I wish branch/push/pull worked! Is there any way to get anything
> > other than the latest commit in the top thread out of a loomified
> > branch?
> That is what "record" is for. "record" is like "commit" for the
> loom. It captures the state of your loom such that the state is
> available for others to see.

Why would this state not be maintained automatically at all times?
What are the negatives of having a loom in this state?

In other words, why is the user required to perform a separate
'record' step?

 \          “I got an answering machine for my phone. Now when someone |
  `\      calls me up and I'm not home, they get a recording of a busy |
_o__)                                          signal.” —Steven Wright |
Ben Finney

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