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Re: [PATCH] "svnlook diff" option to filter files

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-11-18 14:52:21 CET

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote on 11/18/2005 08:30:00 AM:

> > Also, IIRC the "svn:mime-type"
> > property affects all diffs, but in most interactive contexts people
> > would want to see differences.
>
> Do you really believe that people would normally want to see the
differences in
> those "*.resx" files that you mentioned when they use "svn diff", but
would not
> want to see them in the commit email? That sounds implausible to me.
Maybe
> there are a few files for which they might occasionally want to do so,
but
> surely not most files most often.

Doesn't the mime-type also affect merge? Won't Subversion not attempt to
perform a merge of any file with one of these mime-types set? If these
files get changed that dramatically, then perhaps that is a good thing,
but I would think it is still something to take into consideration.

Mark

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