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Re: RFC: Log Message Templates via new hook.

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-05-19 07:08:02 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>Substitutable sections allows us to insert the list of modifiable files,
>and perhaps format it in a predefined set of ways, but it will always be
>more limited than letting the server run arbitrary code to process it.
>
>
Indeed it would, there's no question about that. But I've yet to see
proof that we really need that kind of flexibility.

>A similar argument holds for deciding which log message to use depending
>on the path being committed. With static data, we could have the client
>decide based on predefined kinds of rules (e.g. something like what CVS
>has, with regexp matches), but it's necessarily more powerful to let the
>server decide any way it wants.
>
>
Yes. Again, do we really need that kind of power?

Especially if it comes at the price of not being able to generate a log
message template while disconnected from the server.

-- Brane

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