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Re: [TSVN] Trac/bugtraq - Ticket to Changeset link [was: Re: Trac [was: TortoiseSVN 1.1.1 released]]

From: Erv Walter <erv_at_ewal.net>
Date: 2004-10-27 17:33:08 CEST

SteveKing wrote:

>On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 15:11:03 +0200, Lars Klose <lars.klose@klst.com> wrote:
>This is definitely a good idea and also not very difficult to
>implement, as long as some precautions are used:
>- NO network connection must be made when showing the commit dialog. I
>suggest a connection when the combobox is first 'touched', i.e. opened
>and then filled.
>- To keep things easy for the normal user, I recommend not using a
>script which each user would have to install (for every subversion
>client in use).
>- Instead of a script, how about an URL pointing to a file which a
>client can download, parse and get the open issues from that file.
>Trac (or any other Bugtracking system) could generate that file on
>request like a dynamic webpage. Problem here: what if that list is
>'protected', i.e. if you have to authenticate to just get that file?
>On the other hand: it's not much work for a user to open a webbrowser
>and check the list of open tickets/issues with the browser....
This would be awesome. I like the URL approach. I'd vote for the file
being in xml. I wonder if it would also be possible to include some
meta data (i.e. a Title for the issue/bug/ticket, etc) that would be
displayed when the drop down was displayed so that it was easier to
remember which number to pick :)

It is easy to go look up the number on the webpage, but having a drop
down would help prevent accidental typos and would allow folks to be a
little more lazy :)

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