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Re: [TSVN] Merging from deleted branch to trunk

From: Will Dean <svn_at_indcomp.co.uk>
Date: 2005-01-19 20:20:06 CET

At 18:22 19/01/2005 +0100, you wrote:

>We already have now one user _not_ using TSVN anymore because of your
>report...

Well hopefully they're counterbalanced by all the ones who can now use it
because the performance is acceptable.

>For me, "preview" means that I can see the _result_ before actually doing
>something (like print). But with a dry-run, you can't see what the result
>would be, you can only see which files _might_ get changed, not how they
>get changed.

Yes, it's a lousy half-baked feature, so perhaps having a lousy half-baked
name for it is actually appropriate.

>So if you're not comfortable with a tooltip, we could extend the label to
>dry run (does not modify files)
>instead. But I want to keep the term "dry run".

Yes, I think you're probably right.

I suspect that the 'design by committee with SK's veto' approach is going
to mean that nothing ever gets changed in the merge dialog, so I shall
probably give-up talking about it soon.

Cheers,

Will

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