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Re: More pre-revprop-change hook woes

From: Juanma Barranquero <lektu_at_mi.madritel.es>
Date: 2004-02-20 01:22:40 CET

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004 00:04:08 +0000, Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote:

> That "data point" is not a problem. Maybe Excel 2005 supports "running"
> a spreadsheet by opening it, doing something and then exiting, and the
> administrator wants to use such an Excel spreadsheet as a hook "script".
> We don't need to prevent that.

Of course, but using the registry means that *any* kind of file with an
association can be launched. Do we really need to support running
AutoCAD files or Visual Studio .NET projects? :)

Using the registry is overkill. The hooks are intended to run programs
(executables or scripts). Supporting most of these with the minimum of
fuss should be top priority (hook-wise, not in the broad Subversion
sense). The PATHEXT idea seems better (= simpler, faster to implement,
easier to maintain). If an admin wants to use Excel hooks, he can


On the other hand, the current ".exe, .bat, .cmd" setting is too


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