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

From: Jack Repenning <jrepenning_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-10-03 21:35:15 CEST

On Oct 3, 2007, at 12:02 PM, Steve Sisak wrote:

> 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".

Right, that was how I took it. I was hesitating over the
implementation effort for configurability, extension to newly-
discovered cases, differences of opinion over the disposability of
various resources, etc.

-==-
Jack Repenning
jackrepenning@tigris.org
Project Owner
SCPlugin
http://scplugin.tigris.org
"Subversion for the rest of OS X"
Received on Wed Oct 3 21:35:27 2007

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