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Re: [Subclipse-dev] Comments on revision graph

From: Alberto Gimeno <gimenete_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 08:03:49 +0200

Hi.

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 9:56 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Here are some random comments playing with the graph.
>
> 1) On OSX the tooltips are not readable. Really small. I think it is
> the font being used but hard to say. Tooltips in a Java editor look
> fine on OSX.

I'll check that. However the tooltip is created very simple:
setToolTip(new Label(path));

>
> 2) Graph is still fairly impossible to interpret. I am not sure how
> you are omitting tags, but I hope it is not based on the path name. I
> think what TortoiseSVN does is omit any path where the item is not
> modified. This would include tags and branches that are created where
> the given item is never modified. This would help a lot.

Yes, at this moment I hide any node starting with /tags/. I'm going to
change the layout algorithm and I'll fix that.

>
> 3) It seems like the arrows are drawn in the wrong direction, although
> I can see where it would be a matter of interpretation. I suppose
> they match the direction they would go in a class diagram to show
> inheritance. But when trunk is copied to a branch I just expect to
> see the arrow pointing at the branch and not trunk.

Ok. I'll also change that.

By the way. What do you think of using Zest (http://www.eclipse.org/gef/zest/) ?
It's being very difficult to me to make a nicer graph. The draw2d API
is very limited in making curves, gradients, rounded boxes, shapes...

>
> If you missed the email, I added a new SVNClientAdapter method so you
> can get log messages in a streamy manner. It'd be interesting to see
> what this does for performance.
>

I saw the mail, but I haven't had enough time to use the new methods.
I've been focused in the visual stuff.

> --
> Thanks
>
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
>
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