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Re: [PATCH] svnperms.py: inherit settings from another section

From: Marc Sherman <msherman_at_projectile.ca>
Date: 2005-08-18 19:44:42 CEST

Gustavo Niemeyer wrote:
> The idea sounds interesting, but the syntax looks bizarre. I'd
> never guess from looking at the file that it does what Marc
> says it does.

Syntax is easy to modify, it's just a change to the regex.

> Perhaps naming the section like [parent/child], and making the
> section name be indeed "parent/child", rather than just "child",
> could be a better idea. This would make clear the "link" between
> these sections afterwards.

I'd be against that, because "parent/child" is currently a valid section
name in the existing syntax.

How about using a keyword to make the inheritance explicit? Such as:


[newgroup] extends [parentgroup]

> Here! I just reviewed my inbox and by spam mailbox. I don't have a
> message from you in any of them. I could have removed it when
> cleaning my inbox from spams, so I apologise if I did that.
> Can you please resend it?

It was just a pointer to the thread in the mailing list archive, and a
request for review, so there's no additional content you're missing.
The MessageId was <42EF94C0.9000100@projectile.ca>, sent on August 2, if
you'd like to track down what happened to the message in your MTA.

- Marc

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