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Re: Files with trailing dots on Windows

From: Martin v. L÷wis <Martin.vonLoewis_at_hpi.uni-potsdam.de>
Date: 2006-02-06 23:14:23 CET

Julian Foad wrote:
> You might be lucky in getting someone here to work on the problem,
> but you might not. You might want to see if you know somebody who
> could work on this for you. Remember, it's an open-source project
> which means that development is done by whoever wants to do it.
> Since you seem to be the first person to report this problem, the
> person most interested might be you.

As I already explained to Karl: That I can easily understand. I have
worked on a number of open source projects, and have given the
answer "I don't have the time to work on this" quite often myself.
I try to avoid giving the answer "this is not a bug" when the
answer really is "I don't have time to fix it".

My initial communication was caused by the bold red letters
"We use the "Buddy System" for filing issues."
I contacted the IRC channel, and they told me to contact
the mailing list. I contacted the mailing list, asking if
I may file a bug report. Instead of your answer, I got the
answer "there really isn't a bug in subversion, so please
don't file a bug report".


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Received on Mon Feb 6 23:14:50 2006

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