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Re: User interface proposal

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-09-27 21:50:40 CEST

Thomas Alan Wood <thom@collab.net> writes:
> what if i edit a file and would the original file in cvs i would
> rm file
> cvs update file
>
> if 'rm file' is treated as 'svn rm' how could i recover the original?

svn revert

> On Sep-27 12:38PM Karl Fogel wrote:
> > Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> > > I think this is inconsistent with the other operations and that the
> > > modus operandi should be "svn rm". (No need for a "-f" option,
> > > though; that's a silly CVS requirement.)
> >
> > To be honest, I think consistency is often overrated in user
> > interfaces. Emacs is in many ways not consistent (the famous "C-t at
> > the end of a line" example comes to mind), and often those
> > inconsistencies are what makes it so convenient to use, IMHO.
> >
> > For example, you don't have to do "svn edit" before you begin locally
> > editing a file, right? You're able to announce your intentions to
> > Subversion by simply doing the thing. The same could be true of
> > removes.
>
> --
> --thom wood
> --415-908-4874
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:09 2006

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