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Re: request: set bugtraq: properties on the svn folder

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-24 01:19:00 CEST

On 9/23/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com> writes:
> > Ditto on that feeling, but I think bugtraq has been used for a long
> > time in TSVN, so it may not be easy to change it.
>
> TSVN could continue to accept a property named "bugtraq" (for
> compatibility), while introducing support for a new name; then
> Subversion's tree could use that new name.
>
> Later, TSVN could start warning people who attempt to create new
> instances of the old name, so they would be encouraged to switch to
> the new name. TSVN would still understand the old name in old data,
> of course, because this is version control after all :-).
>
> It's up to Stefan and the TortoiseSVN team, I'm just offering the idea.

I defined the spec with Stefan several years ago. We went with the
weird spelling to avoid any potential future conflict with someone
that might use the more common bugtrack.

I really do not see an issue here.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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