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Re: Preserving MacOS Files in SVN (was: Pre/Post-processing)

From: Steve Sisak <sgs_at_codewell.com>
Date: 2007-10-03 21:02:05 CEST

At 10:39 AM -0700 10/3/07, Jack Repenning wrote:
>On Oct 3, 2007, at 7:30 AM, Steve Sisak wrote:
>>It might also be useful to have a way to exclude certain resource
>>types as there are some instances where resources are used to tack
>>"additional" information onto "normal" files that need not be
>>saved. For instance, most Mac text editors use a 'CKID' to indicate
>>a file's version control status (modifiable, read-only, modified
>>read-only) and use the 'MPSR' resource to save the current text
>>selection, etc. across edits.
>
>This sounds like it might be stepping a bit beyond the basic requirement?

Take this as "sometimes there are resources that are truly disposable
and need not be preserved".

(Although having a list of resource types not to preserve in a
preference is a common idiom -- or a way to say "don't bother saving
the resource fork of this file")

Sorry if I complicated things with too much detail -- should probably
set this aside to avoid a tangent anyway.

-Steve

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