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Re: status information

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 13:30:59 +0200

On 18.06.2010 11:15, Stefan Sperling wrote:

> There is a background story here.
> Stefan Küng has repeatedly been complaining about wc-ng.

Not complaining about wc-ng, but about the performance of it. That's a
big difference.

> His perception seems to be that wc-ng will ultimately hurt TortoiseSVN.
> But this is not the intention of the Subversion project (of which Stefan
> Küng is part of, BTW). Rather, the intention is to improve virtually
> everything in working copy land for *all* Subversion clients.
> I think Stefan Küng is expecting too much from wc-ng too early. The APIs
> and implementation are still in flux and not finished. It is good that he
> is voicing his concerns, because it allows the Subversion project to cater
> to TortoiseSVN's needs. He isn't aware of some radical changes going on,
> and naturally frowns upon them. But some of his comments come across as
> a bit too dismissive.

I'm perfectly aware of the radical changes that are going on. And that's
what worries me. Every time I check what has changed I find more and
more things getting worse. And every time I raise my concerns I'm
promised that things will get better - and next time I check another
(usually small) thing I'm depending on got missing/removed or changed in
a way I can't use it anymore.

Also, the speed hasn't improved much in the last 8 months. It's still 11
times (!!) slower than 1.6.x. Since there was some talk about having 1.7
finished for devs to test it this fall - well, I think you can guess my
concerns here.


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Received on 2010-06-18 13:31:44 CEST

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