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Re: [Subclipse-dev] New feature "Set Log Comment"

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-06-23 19:35:34 CEST

Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com> wrote on 06/23/2005 01:28:49 PM:

> I haven't run the code, but conceptually this is a really nice usability
> improvement. Setting the svn:log revprop is such a common operation
> that having a custom UI which expedites the operation is a big plus.

I agree. I reguarly hop over to TortoiseSVN to do this. Since we use the
log messages for issue ID's, I will often fix messages to add or changed
the ID's.

> You might want to consider having it grab the previous log first, and
> adding support for Undo by saving the old log message in memory or
> caching it on disk (perhaps just until Eclipse is restarted).

Like, TortoiseSVN, he does initialize the dialog with the current text so
that you just have to edit it. The Undo option is a good idea and we
already have a drop-down with previous commit messages to choose from. So
maybe we could just add the old message to that cache (in case someone
else did the original commit or it came from another client). That way,
to Undo, you would just have to take the option again (even after closing
Eclipse) and it would be in your list of previous messages.

Mark

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