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Re: TortoiseSVN on thedailywtf.com

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-18 21:04:34 CEST

Lübbe Onken wrote:

> 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_

We're not sure about this. That means we should not tell the user what
might not be true but instead ask.

"It seems you are trying to relocate your working copy inside the same

would be better I think.

>>From %s [1]
> To %s [1]
> This is normally done by a _switch_ operation.

"If that's true, then you must use the switch operation"

hmm - not really good either...

> 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).

Or if the location of the repository changed (e.g. the repository got
renamed from "notapprovedprojectyet" to "finallywegotanamefortheproject").

> 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?

Could be done, but it's not that easy.

> [2] Can you add a help button to the relocate warning?

Yes. But again, it requires some more code than the usual "Help" button
used in the normal dialogs.


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