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Re: [TSVN] editing past comments

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-03-08 22:31:52 CET

Rainer Müller wrote:
> Molle Bestefich wrote:
>> I feel that the suggested inline editing would from a GUI point of
>> view be much prettier than the current solution, but then again, just
>> adding edit author + edit log to the right-click menu would be just as
>> good a solution (and probably easier to implement).
> The inline editing you mean won't be good:
> 2) log messages can be multi-line

You're right, that won't work.

Hm! I don't have any non-flawed suggestions in stock atm.

> As this feature is not intended for everyday use and also needs a
> server-side hook script (which makes it a expert-only feature IMHO) I
> prefer this "hidden feature".

The hook requirement is gone in the next (major?) Subversion release,
so why not prepare for the future and clean this feature up a bit..

> Another solution would be to offer a new dialog for editing author and
> log message called by a context menu entry of a list item in the "Show
> Log" dialog.

"Edit log" and "Edit author" definitely ought to be in the context
menu, for clarity and GUI consistency.

(Look at me, feature requesting like a mad man without forking out a
single line of code.. Good thing I have issue tracker access so I can
stuff it there and wait for someone to accomplish it.. *Hee hee!*)

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Received on Tue Mar 8 22:32:38 2005

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