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Re: RFC: Log Message Templates via new hook.

From: Mark Grosberg <myg_at_gladesoft.com>
Date: 2005-05-20 20:41:54 CEST

On Fri, 20 May 2005, John Peacock wrote:

> [I don't know why this message didn't come through until this morning]

Me neither. It left my mail queue about a minute later.

> Nothings stopping you from doing this now, even without server hooks. Just
> define $SVN_EDITOR to be a Perl script on the client which does whatever
> magic mangling you want. Just because the project doesn't want to support
> client hooks (for any number of reasons), doesn't mean you cannot write your
> own.

Oh no, I was giving a use case. Yeah, we know we can do that stuff on the
client. But in terms of administrating things, its easier if it were on
the server. The client-centric approach has issues. Since clients can run
any number of operating systems each with varying support for scripting
languages, different path configurations, and some people even use a GUI
(like RapidSVN or TortoiseSVN).

While its not impossible to do this in a client-centric manner, the
hook-script approach just seems far more elegant.

Mark G.

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