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Re: BUG: Wrong merge range

From: Wolf Peuker <peu_at_rekoba.de>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 10:31:15 +0200

Stefan Küng schrieb:
> Should we also mention that it works differently than (huge list of
> applications which use number ranges as inputs) ?
>
> We could however mention that it works the same way as e.g. the print
> dialog when you specify pages to print from a document.
>
>
it's not printing, you know what versioning means.
>> and would think of me as a pro developer but got traped by this and
>> found no clear hint that this is a "feature". So I would question if
>> this is clear to every user.
>>
>
> You're assuming that people are familiar with the command line client.
> That assumption is completely wrong: most Windows users never ever even
> tried the command line client and have no idea what an 'svn merge -r1:3'
> would do.
>
>
People begin often with *cool* guis like yours and come sooner or later
to automation.
Imagine the TSVN project without automation.
>> And to stress this again:
>> Why is this behaviour not consistent? When choosing "Merge to
>>
>
> I've told you: we had this discussion before. Just search the mailing list.
>
I think you (we) should discuss a further round as to find a better deal
between maximum usability for beginners and
maximum svn consistency for the experts.

Greetings from Berlin,
Wolf

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