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Re: [PROPOSAL] enforce log messages as series of lines

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-03-02 01:39:07 CET

"Justin Erenkrantz" <justin@erenkrantz.com> writes:
> - We should never silently munge the user's UTF-8 commit message (such as
> adding or removing newlines). We should do our best to respect the log as
> provided to us.
> - We should never silently retroactively 'reformat' historical log messages.
>
> If this potential inconsistency bothers any one, they are free to install a
> hook and change the svn:log revprops themselves. However, I don't see the
> pressing need for us to enforce this behavior globally and to do so silently
> without the ability to opt-out. A social solution enforced by hooks is far
> better than having SVN play nanny and to try to enforce arbitrary rules when
> there's no compelling reason to do so. -- justin

Okay. In the end I think that's the best solution too.

Olleg (or someone) want to write a Python hook script to enforce the
convention instead?

-Karl

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