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Re: [PATCH] Discuss character set restrictions in book

From: Michael W Thelen <mike_at_pietdepsi.com>
Date: 2005-04-06 18:39:55 CEST

Charles Bailey wrote:
>>Attached is a patch to Book Chapter 3 which expands one of the
>>sidebars to discuss how Subversion handles text and path names, and
>>therefore what is(n't) allowed in these types of input. I've waffled
>>a fair amount over where to put this -- on the one hand, I thought
>>it'd be good to have it in a common enough place that new users (like
>>me) would see it before finding problems the hard way; on the other,
>>it can get to be a fairly picky and/or fragmented topic. I tried to
>>find a middle ground. The location early in the book's "detailed"
>>description of Subversion seemed reasonable, rather than placing it in
>>introductory section, where the detail is less fine, or the developer
>>reference, where users might not think to look. I didn't think any of
>>the issues merited a full section on their own, so I tried to combine
>>(conflate?) them as smoothly as I could into a sidebar. The revised
>>version does bury the note about "/trunk" a bit, but it gets detailed
>>discussion in chapter 4, and the original sidebar was really just a
>>pointer to that discussion.

Thank you for the patch... I've filed it as issue #2266:

(I'm sorry it took so long!)

Michael W Thelen
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potatoes.       -- Douglas Adams

Received on Wed Apr 6 22:00:07 2005

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