user guide help (definitions of terms)

Inky 788 inky788 at
Thu Aug 6 06:22:38 BST 2009

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 7:33 PM, Martin Pool<mbp at> wrote:
> 2009/8/6 Inky 788 <inky788 at>:
>> What is the difference between a branch and a checkout?
> A checkout is a working tree.

Ok. I think that part of what was just confusing me is that "checkout"
is not only a noun but also a verb here. I hope that the term "branch"
doesn't also suffer from that malady. :)

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