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Re: [TSVN] TortoiseSVN looses comments when commit fails.

From: Thomas Hruska <thruska_at_cubiclesoft.com>
Date: 2005-10-04 22:51:38 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Really, sometimes I think the human race is going down the drain because
> we're loosing our curiosity. Without curiosity, there's no change.

Well said Stefan. Of course, for the curious mind, a dictionary for
words like "losing" help "change" one's vocabulary and spelling for the

The root problem is that electricity has pretty much overstayed its
visit and everything new that we have is ultimately and fundamentally
based around it. What the human race needs is something completely
brand new to explore. Change has historically happened when new avenues
of exploration become available to the general public. We're bored with
electricity, give us something else to play with.

> And curiosity is exactly what this guy (and others who miss this
> feature) lack completely - otherwise they would have played around in
> the commit dialog and found the combobox and what it can do, instead of
> just "oh, there's something there, but I don't care what it is for".
> Stefan

But you have to remember that most people (80%) mentally refuse to
change or explore once they have a set routine. Until something better
than electricity comes along, it helps everyone out in the meantime if
each dialog fits the unspoken expectations of user interface design.

Thomas Hruska
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Received on Tue Oct 4 22:52:40 2005

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