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Re: how to respond to bad options

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-25 22:49:13 CEST

Jim Blandy <jimb@red-bean.com> writes:
> But generally, people won't read long error messages: they just try to
> guess what they did wrong and try again. A short error message with a
> pointer to more information actually gets used more.
> Is Subversion's current behavior what many people actually prefer, or
> should I submit a patch?

Frankly, I think no one prefers the current behavior to what you
proposed. I'd certainly be in favor of this patch...

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