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

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2007-05-21 18:17:45 CEST

On 5/21/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> 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
> them.

Silently ignoring config options because the case is wrong seems bad, IMO.

I think it'd be better to normalize filenames before checking the
autoprops code. This would mean that we lose case-sensitivity on the
applicability of the autoprops, but I view that as a far lesser evil.
-- justin

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