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[TSVN] Re: Merge dialog, second attempt

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2005-01-25 17:22:50 CET

I wrote:
> The new dialog overcomes much of the earlier To/From confusion. The
> other issue is the use of (N-1) for revision ranges, which novice
> users (like me) find non-intuitive. One method which might help is to
> add _another_ button close to the 'Use "From:" URL' checkbox which is
> only enabled when that box is checked, whose function is to allow
> selection of the revision range exactly as Stefan did in the previous
> attempt. If I click on this button and select revs 2457 - 2468 and
> click OK, "From:" is set to 2456 and "To:" is set to 2468. I am not
> sure what title to give this button. Maybe 'Select revision range'.
> Or maybe 'OneClick - tortoisesvn.tigris.org and you're done'. But I
> admit it could be confusing having this as well as the two 'show log'
> buttons.

And I have now convinced myself that it will be _too_ confusing to have
the 'From:' show-log requiring you to do a -1, and this one-click doing
a range of revisions and adding the -1 automatically, so I'm retracting
this idea.

Simon

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