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Re: svn status proposal

From: Joe Orton <joe_at_manyfish.co.uk>
Date: 2001-09-24 17:43:02 CEST

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 10:13:01AM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> But we can do it, because there's only a little bit of new information
> being presented. All we have to do is not perturb the old data and
> display the new data in specially reserved space. (And corollary to
> that, users will rightly kick us if we *do* perturb the old data.)

I'd rather have to kick you once a year because 'svn st -v' is not
consistent with 'svn st', than have to kick you twenty times a day
because 'svn st' has got confusing output with lots of weird asterisks
and numbers which I don't want to know about.

These 'st -v' and 'st -u' commands seem like things which are "nice to
have" and maybe useful for debugging, but I can't see myself using them
regularly, to say the least. Unlike plain 'st' which I'll use constantly
- am I missing something there?

I think it'll be a great shame if you make plain 'st' have the chatty
output just to be consistent with the other commands.


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