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Re: Reducing "out-of-date" errors

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-08-01 18:37:26 CEST

On 8/1/06, Miha Vitorovic <mvitorovic@nil.si> wrote:

> If I may... in most cases where you would be "delaying" the problem, the
> "out-of-date" error is somewhat confusing to the inexperienced users,
> while in the complex cases the users would not be surprised to see it. IMO
> it would make the transition much smoother for the "why do I get errors in
> Subversion, but I didn't get them in <insert your VCS of choice>" users.

Honestly, I think you're wrong. I think it'll still be confusing in
either case. This is a fundamental issue that comes when you start
versioning directories and allowing mixed revision working copies, and
if we can't fix it then we shouldn't try half-assed methods of hiding
it that break down as soon as the user does practically anything of


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