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Re: a feature request.

From: Steve Hoelzer <shoelzer_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-19 19:04:02 CET

On 12/19/05, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> David David wrote:
> > TortoiseSVN is a great jobs. I'm using it now, thank for all developers.
> >
> > But I found something that can be improved. Simetimes, I need to
> > checkout several certain version of files and open them with related
> > editor simultaneously. The problem here is that the filename for the
> > temporarily check-out files are like *svn000.tmp.cpp* by which I
> > cannot distinguish between different check-out files. So can these
> > files be named in the form of:
> > filename.revision.ext
> >
> > for example:
> > main.1234.cpp
> > for a file named main.cpp with revision 1234. When I use wincvs, this
> > really helps.
> Where exactly (which dialog/context menu entry) do you need that?
> It's already done so if you choose "Save As..." from the repobrowser, or
> "Save revision as..." in the log dialog.

I use KDiff3 instead of TortoiseMerge and the proposed file names
would be useful for me as well. KDiff3 uses the file names as headings
when comparing, and having real names instead of "svn0000...." would
make sure I never get confused about what I'm looking at.

I've always thought that anything to reduce the mental load of the
user is a good thing.


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