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Re: Suggestion: Branch/tag-dialog change

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-21 20:08:34 CEST

Hans-Emil Skogh wrote:
> Hi all!
> I would like to suggest a modification to the "Copy (Branch / Tag)"-dialog.
> In my opinion we should change the order (and default selection) of the
> radio button choices. I would suggest to move "Specific version in
> repository" to the top and make it default with the current revision of
> the selected WC entered in the revision field. "HEAD revision in the
> repository" should be moved to the bottom.
> The reason I'm suggesting this is because it's an unsafe working
> practice to make a tag from repository-HEAD since there's no way to know
> what you are tagging. With branching it's not as bad, but still a "worst
> practice"*.
> I would even go as far as wanting to provide some kind of warning for
> using "HEAD revision in the repository", but it might be enough to move
> it to the bottom of the choices. Having it as the default choice is,
> well, bad. :-)



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