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Re: svn commit: r29189 - in trunk/subversion: include libsvn_wc svn tests/cmdline tests/cmdline/getopt_tests_data

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 12:21:46 -0800

Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> writes:

> Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org> writes:
> >> This is the one part of the change I worry about: the addition of the
> >> "-all" suffix to in the 'mine' and 'theirs' cases can make that prompt
> >> go longer than 80 columns:
> >>
> >> Select: (p)ostpone, (M)ine-all, (T)heirs-all, (r)esolved, (h)elp for more options:
> >
> > Well, these "all" options are not going to be here much longer,
> > right? They'll be relegated to "more options" once we have the
> > new mine/theirs. So why worry about it?
>
> Yes, that's true. But 1.6 isn't happening tomorrow, either; I think
> it's worth paying attention to presentation for as long as 1.5.x is
> the latest.

Ah, 1.6! I somehow thought you were going to be adding the new
features soon. Let's not knowingly go past 80 columns with that
prompt in a formal release.

This doesn't look too bad:

Select:
(p)ostpone, (M)ine-all, (T)heirs-all, (r)esolved, (h)elp for more options:

but how about:

Select: (p)ostpone, (M)ine-all, (T)heirs-all, (r)esolved,
        (h)elp for more options:

I'm not going to bikeshed it; it doesn't really matter. Let's
just break it in two lines somehow, as we can do it cleanly, but
terminal emulators cannot :).

-- 
Eric Gillespie <*> epg_at_pretzelnet.org
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