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RE: [TSVN] Re: Merge dialog, second attempt

From: Will Dean <svn_at_indcomp.co.uk>
Date: 2005-01-25 16:20:04 CET

At 14:42 25/01/2005 +0000, you wrote:

>It reminds me of the glazed look some people get when first told that an
>array of 4 elements has elements 0-3. The explanation is often greeted with
>"that's stupid", but people get used to it.

I don't think that's really analogous, because regardless of how you base
an array, you only need one number to refer to one element.

To refer to one revision in SVN you need both N and N-1.

>(of course it could be configurable but I don't think we should go there...)

No, I agree with you there.

I think that for direct entry of numbers, we are stuck with the way that
SVN does it.

If there are lots of people who want at a more 'point and click' way of
chosing revisions, the exact details of the actual numbers are perhaps more
up for grabs.

Cheers,

Will

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