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Re: Seeking JavaHL developers for RC

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-10-20 22:54:50 CEST

Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com> wrote on 10/20/2005 04:51:26 PM:

> On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Mark Phippard wrote:
> ...
> > What I was really saying is that we are more likely to need and use
> > "get" method than the "is" method. For example, we need to register
> > name of this folder with Eclipse so that it ignores it on some of its
> > operations, hides it in the UI etc... We also need it so that we can
> > explicitly look for the folder.
> So the "get" API is actually insufficient without additional code and
> coupling in Subclipse (to always hide ".svn", in addition to the return
> value of svn_wc_get_adm_dir), and the "is" API isn't usable from an
> plug-in?

No, I am not trying to say either of those things. One way or another,
the combination of these two API's ought to be sufficient. I was merely
trying to articulate that I think the "get" API you added today is all
that we will need and use in Subclipse. Of course when I look at the code
I might find that I can in fact make use of the "is" API. All Subclipse
has today is a constant of ".svn". I replaced the constant with a method
call that returns the same value. Perhaps that code could be written
differently in some places to use the "is" API, but at a minimun the "get"
API should be all we need.


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