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Re: RFC -- new 'svn status' symbol

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2003-05-15 06:55:30 CEST

On Wed, 14 May 2003 cmpilato@collab.net wrote:

> John Barstow <John_Barstow@gfsg.co.nz> writes:
> > > Anyone have a new bikeshed^H^H^H^H^H^H symbol for 'svn st' to display
> > > for an incomplete directory? Maybe a '#'?
> >
> > Off the top of my head, I like 'X'. The '#' is confusing because I never
> > know what to call it - depending on your state of mind, it's a
> > pound/hash/number/sharp symbol. (The last one is more for musicians than
> > Microsofties).
> Oh, don't use 'X' please. I was considering using that for the
> display of svn:eXternals stuff.
It should be an incomprehensible high ascii symbol, since you have an
incomprehensible working base.
Just kidding.
I don't like X *or* #.
# is too often used as a comment symbol in things that my brain is wired
to see it that way, and i'd probably miss it.
Howzabout "<" or something.


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