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Re: Locking UI comments

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-13 18:21:43 CEST

On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 00:19, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 00:23, Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > > Ah, this came up on IRC. I don't think this is appropriate for a user
> > > pref. Really, for a given file (or project, in most cases, but policy
> > > might vary from place to place), all the users should agree on whether
> > > they're using locking messages or not. So a user pref has the wrong
> > > granularity; it applies to all files for a particular user, when we
> > > want
> > > the pref to apply to all users of a particular file.
> >
> > And the ability to have a server-side configuration rears its ugly head
> > again.
>
> A per-file property will do the job just fine now. We don't need global
> server-side configuration for this. We don't need global server-side
> configuration for anything, in my opinion; everything which has been
> proposed for global server-side configuration is something which users
> might want to vary per subtree or per file.

But you're assuming that the repository administrator wants this to be a
user preference. I'm talking about enforcing a particular policy.

-Fitz

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