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Re: User interface proposal

From: Ed Korthof <edk_at_collab.net>
Date: 2000-09-28 00:41:12 CEST

On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Ed Korthof wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Bruce Korb wrote:
>
> > Yep. Make it all configurable, but in any event a suggestion
> > was made that ought to address all the issues: when the commit
> > command is issued, an editor/viewer is brought up that lets
> > you explicitly see what files are being added, deleted and
> > modified. If there is anything that you do not want in the
> > commit, then edit it out from the view file. :-).

Sorry -- I missed the part about being able to edit the list of changes;
I'm ambivalent about that, since it implies finding structure in the file
produced by the editor session. I don't think it's wrong, I'm just
ambivalent; besides, I've never minded exiting the sesion, aborting the
commit, fixing whatever's wrong and then doing the commit operation again.

However -- that doesn't address the issues brought up wrt implicit
deletions -- because it's quite possible for a user to fail to notice an
unintentional deletion. Esp. if subversion offers non-interactive commit
operations (as cvs does) ... I don't know if that's the plan, but I
wouldn't be surprised if some people wanted that feature.

thanks --

Ed

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