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Re: [Patch] Make svn_tristate_t compatible with svn_boolean_t

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:27:04 -0500

It is used *once* ?!

Bleh. Then I'd ask why we even have the type, especially why does it
exist in svn_types.h.

Your other points: quite fair. I assumed tristate_t was much more
important due to its placement in svn_types.


On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 12:15, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> I would +1 everything you said... if Julian had changed svn_boolean_t.
> He changed svn_tristate_t, which is used exactly once in trunk, so
> I don't see the need to be as careful with it.
> The caveat?  This assumes that --- as we ought to --- we not act on
> feedback differently because it comes after the change has been
> committed.  Feedback that would have caused a "No, let's not commit this
> yet" reaction if provided early should cause a "OK, let's revert this
> for now then" reaction if provided later.
> Daniel
> Greg Stein wrote on Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 00:47:27 -0500:
>> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 08:45, Hyrum K. Wright
>> <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 7:43 AM, Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> >...
>> >> Having said all that, +1 on removing the gratuitous inconsistency by
>> >> applying this patch.
>> >>
>> >> Committed r1030909.
>> >
>> > Gah.  Can we please wait a little bit longer on this kind of stuff to
>> > allow people in other timezones a chance to weigh in?
>> I have raised this before, Julian. For making changes with some
>> impact, where feedback from the community is desired, then the
>> standard Apache rule is 72 hours. And even if we don't worry about
>> rules, it is simply *respectful* to give others a chance to speak up.
>> Last time, you bumped the format with something like FOUR hours
>> notice. That was really bad. I'm not sure about the extent of the
>> badness here (tho changing something as central as svn_types.h seems
>> pretty obvious as an "input-required" change), but given that another
>> member of the community has said "woah. too quick", then you REALLY
>> need to slow down.
>> This isn't an attempt to slow down your work. This is an attempt
>> (bordering on requirement) for you to work with the rest of the
>> community on changes to our codebase.
>> -g
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