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Re: svn commit: r14031 - trunk/subversion/clients/cmdline

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-11 23:21:57 CEST

Michael W Thelen <mike@pietdepsi.com> writes:
> Since the property name "svn:needs-lock" originated when the server was
> actually going to enforce the "needs to be locked" behavior, and that
> idea has changed, I think the property name may be outdated. Karl's
> suggestion of "svn:wants-lock" or something similar that conveys the
> true nature of the property would make more sense.
>
> svn:please-lock ?
> svn:unmergeable ? (the real reason behind wanting a lock)

The latter isn't always the case -- sometimes people will lock
mergeable files, for various reasons. I find the former overly
polite, for a property name, but that's just matter of taste.

Anyway, +1 on "svn:wants-lock".

+<someverysmallnumber> on "svn:prefers-lock" or "svn:requests-lock" :-)

Stirring up the pot,
-Karl

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