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Re: Shortcut for '--merge-sensitive'

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-05-10 03:58:52 CEST

"Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@red-bean.com> writes:
> With changelists, you either use them or you don't. That is, either
> you're working with simple targets / whole tree, or you want to
> operate on specific named subsets of the tree. If you define a
> changelist, then you're going to use --changelist with *every
> subsequent command*. It's the only way to operate on these subsets.
> So it feels sort of contradictory to say "hey, define a changelist to
> conveniently work against a subset of your tree", but then turn around
> and say, "oh, did we we say 'convenient'? I'm sorry, you're going to
> have to type --changelist on everything you do."

Yes, but what percentage of users use the feature at all? In our
commandline client, I mean -- those who use changelists as implemented
by some other client don't count for this purpose.

When we take away a short option letter, we do so for all our users...

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