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

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-12 18:19:56 CEST

On Apr 11, 2005, at 4:21 PM, kfogel@collab.net wrote:

> 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 idea has changed, I think the property name may be outdated.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".

+1.

I also like "svn:should-lock".

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