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Re: [TSVN] how should the UI look like

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-04-09 20:59:06 CEST

SteveKing wrote:
> Shivan wrote:
> > Will there be a new overlay icon to show locked files by the user itself
> > (ie normal/gold lock?) and another by other users (ie red lock?)?
> I'm not sure about that yet either. We have the information in the
> working copy if a file is locked, but only after an update. And we know
> the name of the lock owner. But we don't know if the currently logged on
> user is the same as the lock owner (no way to determine the user until a
> commit is done).

Maybe it's more appropriate to indicate in the overlays that a file
has the "svn:needs-lock" attribute set.

I mean, if you don't show the user that the file needs a lock action,
how is (s)he going to know to look for that (instead of just diving
into properties and manually disabling the read-only flag)?

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Received on Sat Apr 9 20:59:56 2005

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