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Re: [Issue 2367] get rid of "... | N lines" slot in log message header

From: David Faure <faure_at_kde.org>
Date: 2005-07-21 18:00:19 CEST

On Thursday 21 July 2005 17:55, Max Bowsher wrote:
> The field's presence is to allow us to improve over CVS, to make log
> messages reliably parsable.

Isn't this what the XML output is for, rather than the plain text output?

> Regarding the user confusion issue - I think the proper way to fix that is
> to explain the lines field in the svnbook.

How about replacing "N lines" with just "N", or "N lines follow" or "N log lines"?

I got confused by "N lines" thinking it was about the number of lines changed in the code, too,
so I think this should actually be changed there. "N lines follow" would even keep
existing parsers working.

-- 
David Faure, faure@kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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