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Re: RFC: svn mergeinfo improvements for 1.5

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 15:56:39 -0400

Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> writes:
> My point was that if we define something really really simple then we
> stand a fair chance of being able to implement it now in a reasonable
> amount of effort with a result that's useful and a foundation for
> further expansion. If instead we choose to implement the various
> flavours of log-like output now, then I predict we will spend an
> inordinate amount of effort getting it to an acceptable standard. For
> example, I mentioned that if we provide the "log -v" output of all
> changed paths per source revision, we will likely find that this is
> misleading to the point of being a bug when we apply it to revisions
> that were only partially merged. These sort of issues (which can
> individually be seen as "corner cases") quickly multiply up.
>
> Therefore let's define something that we stand a chance of being able
> to complete correctly now, and consider making it more friendly later.

Like a bare revision number per line?

(Hint, hint... :-) )

-Karl

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