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Re: Buddy system falling out of use?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 10:29:32 -0400

Fixed in r32871, thanks Stefan.

Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:
> Looks to me like more issues have been filed lately that ignore
> the buddy system: #3274, #3275, #3276, #3277, and the one
> quoted above (#3278).
>
> Most of these were filed by different people.
>
> I wonder why. My best guess is that it may have to do with the fact
> that as of r31665, index.html links to issue-tracker.html#find
> instead of just issue-tracker.html.
>
> I don't know about you, but for me (in firefox 3), this results
> in the browser not showing the big red text at the start of the
> yellow box at all. Instead, a red frame around the "search" form
> is shown, and the browser scrolls down the page so that the upper
> edge of the red frame is at the top of the window. The big red
> text is then out of view, and the focus of the page is on the
> search form, which I would expect many people chose to ignore
> (because they assume their problem is unique anyway).
>
> Focus on the search form does not seem half as alerting as the red text.
> Do people ignore the buddy system because of this?
>
> For convinience, here are links to see the difference yourself:
>
> Good: http://subversion.tigris.org/issue-tracker.html
> Bad: http://subversion.tigris.org/issue-tracker.html#find

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