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The word "lock" in error messages and help [was: Error message nitpick]

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-05-10 16:24:56 CEST

Lübbe Onken wrote:
> we have got several error messages concerning the working copy that use
> the term 'locked' but have nothing to do with locking files.
>
> From the po file:
> 'Working copy not locked; this is probably a bug, please report'
[...]
> I think that these cases of using 'locked' will confuse users.

Also the help text in subversion/clients/cmdline/main.c (displayed by "svn help
SUBCOMMAND") suffers from the same problem: e.g. "svn help cleanup" says
"removing locks".

Could you please file an issue for this?

- Julian

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