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Re: [PATCH]Why do we store svn config section options in a case insensitive way?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-05-21 17:57:57 CEST

Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 08:36:11PM +0530, Kamesh Jayachandran wrote:
>> SVN config section option names are treated in a case insensitive way. This
>> breaks autoprops setting on a patterns which differs only in case.
> The first statement is true; the second is a corollary of the first.
> Your patch breaks config files that don't use lower case option names,
> doesn't it?

That's true, but to what degree do we care? We've only ever publicized our
option names in lower-case form -- in samples, documentation, and
discussion. So why would somebody choose to use a different form? Simply
because they tried it and nothing fell completely over (for them)? Shame on

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Mon May 21 17:58:06 2007

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