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Re: RFC: Revert folder behaviour change

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-27 10:28:25 CEST


On 27/09/06, Lübbe Onken <l.onken@rac.de> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> This bug (aka PEBKAC) has hit me more than once. If I select "revert" on a
> folder, everything is checked by default. I then have to uncheck the things
> that I don't want to revert manually. If I forget to uncheck something that
> I don't want reverted and hit OK, irrecoverable damage is done.
> Since revert is IMO the potentially most destructive command in TSVN, I
> request that the default behaviour in revert is to have everything
> unchecked. This requests one more click (select all) if I really want to
> revert everything, but it prevents me from accidentally reverting something
> due to an oversight.
> It's also the triple nested reverse logic that bites me. I have to *Uncheck*
> the items that I do *not want* to *undo*. Now let that soak in :-)
> IMHO its easier on the mind to *check* (look mum, no *un* :-)) the things
> that I *want* (look mum, no *not*) to *undo*.
> In short: "Have you ever reverted something because you forgot to uncheck it
> in the revert dialog and destroyed a weeks worth of work"?
> What do others think?

[ ] I disagree

(note: I've unchecked the option ;-)

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