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Re: [TSVN] Locked overlay

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_slarge.plus.com>
Date: 2005-04-14 11:03:33 CEST

SteveKing wrote:
> 2005/4/13, Simon Large <slarge@slarge.plus.com>:
>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>> I would rather know about the ones that I have personally locked so
>>> that I remember to release the lock if I do not need it.
>> That is exactly the point I made a few days ago, and AFAICT that
>> information _is_ available in the WC entry structure.
> Yes, that information is available. But, we don't need an overlay for
> that, because TSVN will show you the locked files in the commit dialog
> too (and you always should remove locks you have on commit, that's why
> the "keep locks" checkbox is unchecked by default).

OK, that sounds reasonable.

> I still think it's more important to inform the user that a file is
> readonly and can't (shouldn't for some editors) be edited. That's like
> saying: hey, that file is protected. To use it first lock it!

Yep. That sounds reasonable too. As Peter McNab says, most editors don't
let you save a read-only file but often they won't warn you until you do
try to save, which is too late. So I agree, this overlay is more
important that I thought. But the icon should be different, not a lock


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