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Re: Extensible client side translations?

From: Fazekas Miklós <boga_at_mac.com>
Date: 2002-05-31 23:31:11 CEST

>I think this is quite reasonable; the only gotcha is that if someone
>else is providing the translation/untranslation routines, then a bug
>in those routines will result in corrupt data being committed to the
>repository, and it'll look like a bug in Subverion.

>So we'll have to get in the habit of asking people who report bugs,
>"Were you using the XYZ interface, which does pluggable translation?"

Well an XYZ interface has more options to corrupt the database than
pluggable translation. So you probably have to ask this question anyway.
(What prevents the interface from misusing the libsvn_wc, and deleting some
files, when user wanted to do a commit?!)

Miklos.

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