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Re: Inconsistent way of showing added/deleted trees (?)

From: Mathias Weinert <mathias.weinert_at_gfa-net.de>
Date: 2006-03-01 10:00:44 CET

Referring to http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-02/0853.shtml Max Bowsher wrote:

> Personally, I've had to resort to skimming Subject lines, and ignoring
> messages that don't catch my interest from time to time, in order to
> avoid accumulating a huge backlog of mail. This was one of them.
>
> Looking at it now, I'm inclined to say that the difference between add
> and copy follows naturally from the intrinsic nature of those
> operations, and the inconsistency of delete sometimes showing children
> and sometimes not is just weird.

A user doesn't know anything about the intrinsic nature of those
operations, so he expects the same output for the same operation
and therefor I propose to always (for all commands) show the
same information for the same action.

Mathias

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