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

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2006-03-01 16:51:55 CET

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

I'm not referring to anything Subversion-specific here.

Any user ought to be able to appreciate that "mkdir foo" creates an
empty directory, whilst "cp -r src dest" creates a directory with
whatever children existed in the copy source.

Max.
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