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Re: Changed handling of conflict file extensions is a usability regression in some situations

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-26 18:51:37 CEST

On 4/26/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> > Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> >> On 4/25/07, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> >>>> As a result, I think the new conflict filename behaviour should be
> >>>> deactivated by default.
> >>> Yeah, or removed entirely.
> >> +1.
> >>
> >> (I think the new scheme is far far worse than what we had before.)
> >
> > Yeah, those are bad side-effects. I'm not emotionally tied to the new
> > scheme -- I just banged the code out. I'll revert the change(s) at first
> > real opportunity. But if someone else wants to jump on the task sooner,
> > just speak up and go for it.
> >
> Actually, I've changed my mind. I'm going to add this as a runtime
> configuration option: conflict_files_keep_extension

What do you think of making the setting take three values?

yes (binaries only)

I am not sure what the right terms to use would be, but this should
give the idea. I think people mainly want this for files that have
custom editors, like Word docs, or graphics.

Mark Phippard
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