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Re: Does Subversion run on OS/2?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-12 14:55:20 CET

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:
> I don't want to upset people by my habit of concentrating most of my
> energy on little warts like this and perhaps distracting attention
> from bigger issues. Karl asks why I don't just leave it alone, and I
> suspect several other people feel the same way. One of the main
> attractions of working with all of you on Subversion is the niceness -
> cleanness - correctness - of the source code. I just happen to be a
> person who takes pleasure in cleaning up little things like this -
> witness how many of my commits have been just fixing spelling
> mistakes, or removing redundant code, rather than adding features.

Hey, I think it's great for these cleanups to be happening (even if I
occasionally disagree with one). Please don't stop.

> You could persuade me not to remove this work-around yet, by arguing
> that we don't want to break Subversion for OS/2 users, but in that
> case we must make some effort to resolve the long-term situation by
> getting it implemented in APR first. We have the difficult situation
> at the moment of there being little motivation to fix APR. Removing
> the work-around would be a bit of a violent way of providing that
> motivation, but I get the impression from Brian and Justin that it
> might be acceptable.
>
> Thus I will remove the work-around soon if no-one vetoes or
> persuades me out of it.

No veto from me.

-K

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