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Re: [PATCH] Was: Enhancement needed in svn status -u

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-09-28 23:56:55 CEST

Daniel L. Rall wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Julian Foad wrote:
>>Daniel L. Rall wrote:
>>>On Mon, 26 Sep 2005, Paul Burba wrote:
>>>>* subversion/include/svn_wc.h
>>>>(svn_wc_status2_t): Add new fields to store the most recent revision,
>>>> author, and commit date for an out of date item, as well as its url
>>>> and node type.
>>>This portion of the log should enumerate the field names. ^
>>I disagree; I'd say it _could_ if the writer finds it convenient or useful
>>to do so, but not that it _should_.
> We'll have to agree to disagree; knowing in which revision new public fields
> were added to a data type without having to rely on blame (which is subject
> to whitespace changes, refactoring, etc.) is absolutely essential. :)

But we still would know. If the names aren't listed in the log message for
this particular revision, they're still in the diff for this revision. How is
that insufficient?

Oh well. Log messages always require a subjective judgement of what level of
detail is useful. I'll note your preference and adjust my expectations
slightly towards yours.

- Julian

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