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Re: 'svn mergeinfo' graph bikeshed patch

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 23:10:50 +0100 (BST)

> From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>

> To: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Cc:
> Sent: Friday, 26 October 2012, 22:13
> Subject: Re: 'svn mergeinfo' graph bikeshed patch
>
> On 26.10.2012 21:04, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> Just felt like painting.
>
> The only problem I see with this is that, in many monospaced fonts, '
> and ` glyphs are not mirror images; whereas / and \ almost always are.
> Also there's no guarantee that dash and waka (->) will be properly
> aligned to form a symmetric arrow.

Philip suggested to me that we could turn the graph through 90 degrees, which might make it fit the typical console screen space better, given that we want to show at leastone more previous merge plus some kind of indication about cherry-picks. For other ideas, see <http://wiki.apache.org/subversion/MergeinfoCommand#Functional_.26_UI_Changes>.

- Julian
Received on 2012-10-27 00:11:41 CEST

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