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Re: status output and long fields

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-02-19 10:39:16 CET

cmpilato@collab.net writes:

> Waaaaaaaaay back in revision 3659, you changed 'svn status' to stop
> truncating usernames longer than 8 characters. The result was that
> status output was no longer columnar. I'd like to see that change
> reverted now that 'svn info' is available for seeing the full-length
> versions of long fields.
> As a compromise, we could, say, stretch the username column to 10 or
> 12 characters (though still fixed).
> Any objections?

I think it is wrong to truncate the username. Why is the alignment so
important? Why is it more important than showing the full username?

Philip Martin
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Received on Wed Feb 19 10:40:04 2003

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