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Re: Why not hide .SVN dir on windows?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-05-22 21:24:18 CEST

"Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:
> -0 on hiding the .svn directories. At least as long as we set the
> read-only flag. I just did set the hidden flag on the .svn dir and
> turned off the viewing of hidden files. Surely it disappeared from my
> view. Then, I decided to get rid of that working copy, and hit Delete
> on the folder. The user is then presented with:
> "The file 'dir-prop-base' is a read-only file. Are you sure you
> want to delete it?"
> [Yes] [Yes to All] [No] [Cancel]
> To be presented with something the user doesn't have any knowledge about,
> and since it is hidden, cannot easily figure out, seems like a bad idea.

Let's all try to remember this excellent point the next time this
thread comes up, six months from now.


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