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Re: Why not repair native svn:eol-style?

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2002-08-03 02:51:16 CEST

On Fri, 2002-08-02 at 20:07, Blair Zajac wrote:
> In addition,
> I sent email to the group asking about it and didn't get a response
> for 18 hours. I don't know how long you're supposed to wait, but
> this sure gets a response quick :)

This list gets hundreds of messages per day. It is impossible to avoid
getting behind some of the time.

At any rate, the point is not to assign blame, but to determine the
status quo from which we are arguing. You should revert your commit
until (and unless) consensus determines that your change is a good
idea. As things stand, you have placed us in a status quo which
violates data safety guarantees we were very careful to put in place.

You certainly identified a real problem, but (in my opinion, which was
the consensus at one time in the past) you did not commit the right

> Do you have a reference to the discussion, subject to search for, etc?

"Newlines, preserving data, and multiple access paths", and surrounding
threads. It's a long discussion.

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