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Re: Auto-subst of repository roots (was Re: svn diff branch woprking copy against mainline?)

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2005-11-03 16:42:38 CET

On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 15:38 +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> Daniel Berlin wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 3 Nov 2005, Greg Hudson wrote:
> >
> >> I worry that adding an auto-subst of repository roots will not be enough
> >> to justify the cost.
> >
> > How so?
> > It's like 20 lines of code.
>
> Cost of a feature is not measured in lines of code.

That's a very nice simple statement to make, while ignoring the rest of
the message i wrote, and what i've written before.

As i've pointed out, it's a very small cost in:

1. syntax
2. code
3. maintenance

So where is the real cost of this feature?

>
> - Julian

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