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RE: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert

From: Grierson, David <David.Grierson_at_sky.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:11:49 +0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thorsten Schöning [mailto:tschoening_at_am-soft.de]
> Sent: 21 July 2015 17:08
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert
> That way you still force millions of users to behave differently now
> because one user made a mistake once. I don't see the point in why
> revert should break backwards compatibility ...

Backwards compatibility is a better (and valid) argument for not changing the behaviour of revert.

I agree, for that reason, it should be an opt-in. Perhaps with a --keep option.

(Hey look rational debate can change opinions on the Internet ... who knew ;)


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