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Re: Locking UI comments

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-10-13 14:22:18 CEST

Julian Foad wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>
>> While not a UI issue per se, here's a question that I don't think I've
>> necessarily seen answered yet, but would the acquisition or release of
>> a lock bump the repository revision number? (If we're adding svn:lock
>> as a property on the resource, my hunch is that the global revnum is
>> going to have to change.)
>
>
> Certainly not. The "svn:lock" property was proposed as a permanent
> indication that this is a file that ought to be locked before working on
> it, not as the indication that it is currently locked.

I'm not sure about that.... I was not totally clear on the use of the
svn:lock property either. Perhaps Ben or Fitz could elaborate. Is it
only supposed to be used to indicate the need for locking? If so, I'd
say we should call it svn:must-lock or something like that.

-garrett

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