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Re: cvs commit confirmation (was: User interface proposal)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-09-27 23:29:53 CEST

Bob Miller <kbob@jogger-egg.com> writes:
> While we're on the topic of user interface...
>
> One of the things I like about Perforce is that default behavior
> of "p4 submit" is that it drops you into an editor where you
> can see what all you've changed. Files added, edited, and deleted
> are listed (Perforce has no rename operation), and you can
> edit the list while you're editing your log message.
>
> I'd like to see that behavior in svn (doesn't have to be the
> default).

That's probably too far from the CVS conventions for most users to
accept (also, CVS has a different, but okay, way of providing similar
functionality).

> As for "svn rm", I'd rather it be explicit, for the reasons others
> have already cited. (I'd rather that "svn edit" be explicit, too.)

The latter would cause a revolt, probably. :-) CVS working copies are
editable the moment they appear on disk; if people had to issue a
command before editing files in Subversion, they'd be surprised and
almost certainly unhappy.
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