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Re: [Subclipse-dev] alternative affected paths panel for resource history view

From: Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_md.pp.ru>
Date: 2005-11-18 17:42:53 CET

Mark Phippard wrote:

>> If there is an interest, I can wrap it up and add a property to the
>>resource history view menu (Layout -> Flat or Compressed Folders).
>By flat, you essentially mean the way it is currently? Obviously that
>would be the ideal.
  Right. I was going to make this optional, so user can choose.

>I forgot a couple of questions. In the tree view, how do you plan on
>representing something like the copy information? Perhaps add it in parenthesis?
  Right. Copy info just added after resource name.

>Also, what about folder changes?
  That is why I've asked how to find if log entry is a folder or not.
  I can actually get a RemoteResource for each log entry and that give
enough info, but it is very slow to do it one by one. So, I wonder if
there is a better way, e.g. get all remote resources in one call.
  As a simplest way I can do some heuristics based on the presence of
the folder's path in a log. In any case user would have choice to switch
to flat view.

>Finally, the log view has a couple of actions that we do not already have icons for. I know there is a 'R'eplaced action and I think there is at least one more.
  It would be nice if these actions were documented in javadoc or even
better if log entry would use some kind of enumeration for this.
Currently I just used icons from pending view and was thinking if it
would be better to use same overlays as on sync view (e.g. left blue
arrow with +, - and no sign in them).
  By the way, what will be in a copy info for R action?

>>Though there is an issue that I don't know how to resolve efficiently.
>>The problem is that LogEntryChangePath class does not have information
>>if resource is a folder or file and also if change were about file or
>>about properties. Can someone advise on this?
>This is an insurmountable problem. If you monitor the Subversion lists at
>all you would see that this comes up regularly for a variety of reasons.
>The svn log command, even at the API level, does not have this
>information. I believe it does not exist at the wire protocol level
>either so it cannot be added until a Subversion 2.0 release.
  I see...

>> By the way, I've noticed that history view now have new icons for
>>retrieving additional log entries and those icons are not very
>>intuitive. Can I suggest to use symbols > and >> (like on cassette and
>>media players) to decorate the sheet icon?
>My original thought was to use > and >|. I looked through all of the
>Eclipse icons and could not find any good ones to use. I like the Get
>Next icon I used, but the Get All leaves a bit to be desired. If you can
>find good versions of the icons you want in Eclipse just send them to me
>and I will use them.
  Ok. Let me play with that.

Received on Sat Nov 19 03:42:53 2005

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