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Re: Screenshots in notes

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-05-24 19:01:31 CEST

On Wed, 24 May 2006, Branko Čibej wrote:

> Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> > On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 09:37:12AM +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
> >
> >> Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> >>
> >>> Actually, after checking, I can't see why we'd want to keep the contents
> >>> of those two directories at all: not only in the release tarballs, but
> >>> also in the repository.
> >>>
> >>> Were you planning to remove them outright? (If so, +1 from me).
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Well, -1 to that, then, or we might as well remove the whole notes/
> >> directory. After all, who needs documented discussions?
> >>
> >>
> >
> > I guess I wasn't clear: I was referring to notes/{difftools,guis} only
> > in that last sentence, which consist pretty-much solely of some random
> > screenshots of other software.
> >
> >
> >> By the way, "all the images" include several variants of the SVN logo
> >> and the EPS original ... as well as the Windows icon that's required by
> >> the build. :)
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Yup, that's why I said "we probably don't want to do that". I was just
> > trying to quantify the space taken up in the archive.
> >
> Just to be clear: I wouldn't mind if we removed those two directories
> from the tarball. I would mind if we removed them from the repository.

+1 to Brane's comments. Having some diff tool/GUI examples around in
the repos isn't a bad thing for building use cases around new features
or enhancements to existing features (example: merge tracking).

Having them in the release tarball (which is generally not intended
for Subversion developers) is rather pointless.

-- 
Daniel Rall

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