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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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