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Re: Concerning history button

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-15 18:08:39 CET

Simon Large wrote:
> So, some suggestions:
> Let's assume first of all that the button is here to stay.
> 1. History is perhaps not a good title because it means something
> completely different in CVS, and to some people it suggests
> already-committed messages. Enlarge the button and change the text to
> "Recent messages" or something similar.

That's a good idea!
Changed in revision 4949.

> 2. Use a tooltip for the recent-messages button which says something
> like "Click here to select a recently typed message." and also displays
> the most recent message.

Added the tooltip in revision 4950, but without having it show the most
recent message. That's just not a good idea if you think that some log
messages can get *really* big (or else the previous limitation of
4096bytes which the history had for each log message wouldn't have been

> 3. We could possibly make it even more obvious if the last commit failed
> or was cancelled, but that would require saving the success/failure of
> the previous commit in the registry, and would probably just be an
> annoyance for regular users.

We could try to show that only once, then never again. I.e. setting a
registry flag to '1' and only show a balloon if that flag isn't set and
the last commit failed. I'll see what I can do...


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