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Re: Locking UI comments

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-10-14 17:38:39 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> That's a good idea, but then we'd have to maintain support for the new
> --preserve-extensions flag after 2.0 (as a no-op). I don't believe we
> are obligated to maintain the existing naming structure of this files.
> Humans and scripts aren't supposed to be looking for conflict files
> based on their knowledge of our naming scheme -- they should be
> parsing the output of 'svn info' to see the names of any conflict
> files.

Umm, that seems a little unreasonable, since the format of those
filenames is documented in numerous places, including both your book and
mine ;-)

I'm almost certain that someone is depending on that right now, and
changing it out from under them seems like a bad idea.


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