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Re: Enhancement request for the merging API: "Commit message suggestion"

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-06 20:26:38 CET

On 11/5/07, Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer@gmx.de> wrote:
> On Monday 05 November 2007 19:39:44 David Glasser wrote:
> > Given the existence of 'svn log -g', should we really be encouraging
> > log messages that include the logs of the merged revisions? (The
> > header summary line is very useful of course.)
> IIRC 'svn log -g' is only supported by a svn 1.5 server, so we cannot rely
> solely on 'svn -g'.

While backwards compatibility is generally a good idea, I don't see
why we should actively add a feature that we instantly deprecate
against current servers. There's a difference between preserving old
behaviors and adding new ones.


David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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