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Re: Default Editor, WAS: RE: Commit currently broken?

From: Peter Mathiasson <peter_at_mathiasson.nu>
Date: 2002-04-07 20:33:06 CEST

On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 01:39:07PM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> I couldn't agree more. Why are we moving away from the default
> editor anyway? Because we are afraid some users are never going to find
> their way out of vi? Unsetting the environment variable gives you
> an error message that tells you you either need to set it(!), or to
> use -m or -F. IMO this doesn't buy the user much.

I would say vi as default is a sane choice.

> Btw, now we have the config system in place, we should add an 'editor'
> field in there, together with a 'requirelogmessage = [yes|no]' (or
> something like that).
> Sidenote: one could argue that requiring the log message is project
> specific.

I think it should be project specific (as opposed to per client I
guess).

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