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RE: [PATCH] Give svnmucc ability to handle multiline properties

From: Geoff Rowell <geoff.rowell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 12:16:01 -0400

Julian Foad wrote:
> It's difficult to pick an escape character. I would tend to choose '\'
> because it is so commonly used for this purpose in Unix-like systems. It
> could be a bit awkward on Windows, but actually the "put" action is the
> only svnmucc action that takes a local file name, and you could assume
> that Windows users don't use svnmucc much anyway, so that could still be
> good. If you choose '@', as in your example, although it has meaning in
> the regular svn client I can't see it being used much in svnmucc input
> so that could also be good.
>
I disagree with Julian's assertion that Windows users don't use svnmucc.
Several people in my Windows-based office use it (and could use this
feature). However, I can't see a problem with backslash as a continuation
character. I'd prefer it over an "at" symbol.

-Geoff

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