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Re: Locking UI comments

From: Jack Repenning <jrepenning_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-14 02:27:46 CEST

On Oct 13, 2004, at 6:19 AM, C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> writes:
>
>> On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 10:06:27AM +0100, Ben Sewell wrote:
>>> Just to add a potential comment from the Windows crowd; not
>>> preserving
>>> extensions breaks the windows auto-launching behaviour for
>>> documents. In my
>>> situation, locked files are liable to be MS Excel files, for
>>> example; if a
>>> non-techie attempts a check-in, and it fails, and none of the
>>> remaining
>>
>> Subversion already renames the extension when there is a merge
>> conflict to '.mine', '.rXXXX', and '.rYYYY' I view the case of a
>> lock race (?) to be essentially the same as a merge conflict from a
>> user's perspective. -- justin
>
> And so the natural response is, perhaps we could fix this problem in
> all cases, lock and merges alike. Any sane person can see the utility
> in preserving the one piece of data that an entire operating system
> uses to determine file types.

More than one operating system.

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Jack Repenning
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