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Re: text-base penalty: A proposed solution

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-12-20 18:54:49 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> The resistance you're seeing on this list is because those of us who
> designed svn (and have been implementing it for over two years) are
> kind of stressed out in trying to get a stable 1.0. We're technically
> in "feature freeze", and we feel like we're drowning under an
> ever-growing pile of bugs. So from our point of view, we feel like
> all this discussion is stuff that we shouldn't be focusing on till
> after 1.0.

Well, I don't know about "drowning" -- most of the bugs these days are
pretty quick fixes that do not require extensive changes -- but yes, a
big +1 on what Ben said :-).

We have enough work to do for 1.0 without adding optional text-bases.
I have to admit, I think if more of the participants in this thread
actually tried to implement optional text-bases in libsvn_wc, the
number of posts on the topic would drop rapidly.

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