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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion/include svn_delta.h

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-10-02 23:42:05 CEST

On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 04:09:07PM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
>...
> Oh -- sorry, quite right. Making the XML generating is really
> uncovering a whole lot of interesting implications, isn't it? :-)
>
> One answer is to have the various get_foo_editor() calls document
> different requirements for the editors they return. In other words,
> call sequence is not a property of editors in general, but of specific
> uses of editors.
>
> For example, the XML-generating editor requires calls to be made in a
> depth first fashion. The dav editor doesn't care what way you call
> them. And so on. The place this would be documented is at the
> function which one calls to get the editor, rather than in the
> general definition of editors in svn_delta.h.
>
> Thoughts?

That would mean we could no longer mix/match the producers/consumers of the
editors.

An alternative is redefining the XML a little bit, as I mentioned in my
previous note to GHudson. That would remove the need for the XML to be
driven in a depth-first manner.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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