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Re: warn about misspelled props?

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-04-29 15:26:18 CEST

Peter McNab wrote:
> I guess I haven't considered it from past experience.
> The viewpoint I though from is that if users are going to make mistakes
> then it is better to warn them up front and keep warning them. I think
> the pre-commit hook could provide this functionality. The
> "Administrator" would be the one to update the hook(s) to accept legal
> but as yet locally unsupported svn:props and keep out all illegal ones.

Yes, a pre-commit hook seems to be the best way to administer this until
such time as server-moderated config files are available. I'm just
arguing that a hardcoded list in the client (even if it is a
.subversion/config listing) is likely to cause more trouble than any
benefit it might provide.


John Peacock
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