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Re: relocate menu entry

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-30 09:21:50 CET

Simon Large wrote:
> On 29/10/2007, Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn@spicycrypto.ca> wrote:
>> Stefan Küng wrote:
>>> I was thinking about moving the 'relocate' context menu entry to the
>>> extended menu (visible with shift-right-click).
>>> Because relocating is something that most users never have to do, and
>>> those who have will do that maybe once or twice.
>>> What do you guys think?
>> It makes sense, although I have some reservations (see below).
>> On the one hand, from my svn admin perspective, I think this makes
>> sense: It unclutters the submenu somewhat, and on the several occasions
>> that people here have needed a relocate I sent an email with explicit
>> instructions on exactly what to do. IOW, people don't go randomly using
>> the relocate command, it is a well-controlled thing.
>> On the other hand, for the stand-alone/small-team user without a
>> specific admin telling him what to do, having that option hidden unless
>> you know the magic shift-click, may be troublesome.
> Well someone in the small team has to know at least a bit about admin
> to set it up in the first place. But it might be more troublesome if a
> well-known public svn repository changes URL for whatever reason. Then
> the users out there would all be acting independently.

In such a case I'm sure that they'll put up some instructions on the
website on how to relocate.


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