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Re: [RFC] Design of svnvendor.py

From: Giovanni Bajo <rasky_at_develer.com>
Date: 2006-05-20 01:51:11 CEST

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote:

> Certainly it is good to make a utility as free of unnecessary
> restrictions as possible, if it can still remain clean to use in the
> simple cases, so it is well worth considering John's points, but I
> think he is being too pessimistic in this case.

Sure, I'm keeping his comments well into account.

> I feel many users re-invent or wish for many scripts to facilitate
> recommended ways of working, and so I would like to see us gradually
> distribute more of them, as long as we try to maintain some level of
> consistency (in style, generality versus specificity, etc.) among
> them.

I was planning to reuse much of the existing svnmerge.py code. That would
provide a good level of consistency, I believe. It would also make svnvendor.py
dependent on svnmerge.py instead of being a standalone script, but the
alternatives (cut & paste?) look even worse.

Giovanni Bajo

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