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Re: [TSVN] Bug w/dangling slash (was Re: [TSVN] how to browse repository)

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-11-28 22:25:31 CET

Craig R. Saunders wrote:
> At 12:50 PM 11/28/2004, SteveKing wrote:
>
>> Craig R. Saunders wrote:
>>
>>> There wasn't any response to my earlier post. So how should I report
>>> this bug....
>>
>>
>> That's not a bug. It's a feature!
>
>
> It's a bug. Or it's a bad feature. A long time ago most software
> products figured out that this is a bad user interface, no matter what
> the reasoning is.

Thanks for enlightening me. I never knew until now that I'm making a
very bad program...

Did you even read my mail? Ok I know there's a difference between
reading and understanding what you read. I'll try again:
The reason for why it works like it does is that from an URL you can't
figure out if it points to a file or a folder. Got that? Ok?
Now try to imagine what happens if you do an 'svn ls' on an URL pointing
to a file. Can you tell from the result you get that you just asked the
listing of a file? Yes? Then quickly, tell me how! If not, ...

Stefan

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