In opposite to - versioned - files that are under Source-Code-Version-Control system (i.e. Git/SVN), is there a way to call files that left deliberately out in one word?

Is word "un-versioned" ("non-versioned"?) valid construct?

  • Of course it's a valid construct. I'm not sure what rule you have in mind that says it isn't. Care to elaborate? – RegDwigнt Oct 9 '18 at 16:48
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    I would stick with the standard terms for the tool. Git generally calls files with a repo's path but not in the repo "untracked". It calls files explicitly marked in .gitignore as "ignored". So your file is untracked, and may also be ignored. – jimm101 Oct 9 '18 at 16:49
  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it belongs in Stack Overflow. – Hot Licks Oct 9 '18 at 17:13
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    If we're really talking Git or SVN, I'd definitely stick with "untracked", but for generic documents that are not a part of a repo, I do refer to these documents as "unversioned". – Val Oct 9 '18 at 17:24
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    @HotLicks English language questions are off topic on Stack Overflow. – Laurel Oct 9 '18 at 17:33

The (informal) adjective I'd use is non-VC'd, as in "non-Version Controlled". For example:

I do use source control, but putting everything under cloudsync is great for 1. Syncing personal notes, files, non-VC'd assets across machines and 2. Making sure that my working directory is available as-is across my machines even if I'm between commits or haven't pushed in a while.
Put tmp files in an external dir with Ember?

In my case, the private layer would survive, but all my non vc'd snippets would be removed
Recommended strategy for version controlling private layers

Oops, I guess I didn't enable/install helm-projectile properly, I no longer see non-VC'd files in helm-projectile-grep output
There should be an extra function/option to do git-grep/grep within project files

  • hm, how wide-spread is this abbr. (in industry, outside, in internet) especially together with "non-VC"? I mean, if I write something like this in business email-conversation, will they understand? – Sanctus Oct 10 '18 at 11:07

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