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RE: RE: TortoiseSVN on thedailywtf.com

From: <Bill.Hughes_at_cgi-europe.com>
Date: 2006-05-18 12:02:31 CEST

Lübbe Onken wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> On 5/18/06, Lübbe Onken <l.onken@rac.de> wrote:
>>> The latest nightly still uses YES/NO. Wouldn't OK/CANCEL be the
>>> better choice?
>> Not the way I changed the text. It's a YES/NO question now, so
>> OK/CANCEL would be 'wrong'. But of course, we can change the text to
>> something even better. Suggestions?
> By the way, we could change the text of the relocate warning, since
> it now only shows up when someone tries to shoot himself in the foot.
> I suggest something shorter than currently. Something like this:
> Caption: Relocate inside the same repository detected
> ------
> You are trying to _relocate_ your working copy _inside the same
> repository_ From %s [1] To %s [1] This is normally done by a _switch_
> operation.
> A relocate is only needed if the if the protocol or the server name
> or ip changes (e.g. http:// to https:// or http://svn.myserver.com/
> to http://svn.yourserver.com).
> An inadequately used relocate *will corrupt your working copy!* Now
> that you've read and hopefully understoiod the above:
> Do you really want to relocate?
> [Yes] [NO] [Help[2]]
> ------
> [1] Could you underline/highlight/different color the identical base
> URL in both lines? [2] Can you add a help button to the relocate
> warning?
> I left out all the conditions and ifnots that are IMHO confusing and
> tried to boil it down to the source of the problem.
If running locate inside the repo like this is so dnagerous why allow it?
TSVN could just pop up a warning syaing that it is a stupid thing to do and
if you really need to do it after all use the command line.


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