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Re: Diff shows added svn:mergeinfo prop as lots of new merges

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 09:48:46 -0400

On 09/12/2011 09:24 AM, Paul Burba wrote:
>>> I'm currently looking at merging from a high-level POV, looking at what
>>> clues and information we give the users about what they're doing, that
>>> hopefully guide them in doing the Right Thing and don't mislead and
>>> distract them.
>
> Do we have reason to believe that users are being "mislead and
> distracted" by diff's current behavior? I'll admit there is plenty to
> be tripped up by with merge tracking, but I'm not sure that diff makes
> the top 10.

I'm certainly not convinced. I've heard no user feedback to this effect,
and have been watching this thread with some amusement as it appears on the
surface to be an academic exercise aimed at solving a problem that doesn't
actually exist.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2011-09-12 15:52:51 CEST

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