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Re: reducing code bloat by removing svnpatch? (except unidiff)

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:36:44 -0400

Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 11:07:30AM -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> Is the plan to remove the support, cut a new branch, and re-add the support
>> on that branch with a note about the need for refactoring?
> I guess we can just
> svn copy ^/trunk_at_rev-before-it-was-removed ^/branches/svnpatch
> as soon as someone wants to work on it again.
> Or they can just work on it on trunk.
> All the code of the old implementation would still be in the history,
> for reference.

I think I'd rather have the code more "visible" on a branch or something
than just "in the history for reference", just so there's that visual
reminder -- and the email one Hyrum will send us every six months when he
gets into a branch-purging mood :-). Branch before removing is fine, and +1
from me on removing the bloated code for now.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand

Received on 2009-08-28 17:37:03 CEST

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