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Re: diff3 error on WIndows

From: <victor.ott_at_q-dsl.de>
Date: 2003-01-24 17:11:49 CET

------ jostein@josander.net wrote: ------

 On Friday 24 January 2003 14.20, victor.ott@q-dsl.de wrote:
  ------ jostein@josander.netwrote: ------
     4. The system-wide INI files
     5. The system-wide Registry values
  Thanks, I didn't notice that. Imho it's still inconsistent to use
  registry values in addition to the rc/ini files, because this adds
 Well, I guess that people in the Windows world would say that it's
 inconsistent to use rc/ini files in addition to the registry :-)
 Subversion is targeted to run on many platforms and I see this different
 ways of holding configuration as a bonus :-) The installer just loves
 the registery and the INI files are a very safe way of changing the
 Subversion settings if the user don't like the default settings (from
 the registery).
 The registry is _the_ Windows way of doing this stuff and the INI files
 are more Unix like. I agree that all this ways of configuration can be
 confusing but I like it.

It sure is fine for me, now that svn works on my machine ;-) If I've learned something during the years, then it's the fact that something like _the_ Windows way of doing stuff doesn't exist. Look at cvs for example, it lives perfectly w/o registry. It's just the question is it worth to to invest time in such a platform specific extension? how many will use it? you have to answer to yourself :-)

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