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Re: Bug with the 1.4 icons?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-30 00:15:11 CEST

Daniel Atallah wrote:
> On 9/29/06, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Does the shell put a normal overlay even on the .svn folder if the
>> cache
>> > cannot return status?
>>
>> Yes, on *all* items in a folder which has an .svn folder in it. And it
>> also adds one to the .svn folder itself to indicate that the overlays
>> are not correct.
>
> I've actually seen this a fair amount the past week and seeing the
> .svn folder (and other unversioned files) with the overlay gives the
> indication that something is buggy. I realize that it isn't really a
> bug, but I think that it gives a bad impression.
>
> It seems that it would make more sense to just not show an overlay at
> all when the cache can't return status, don't you think?

What makes you think that showing no overlays would be better? I'd say
that this would be an even worse impression than just showing the
'normal' overlay.

Stefan

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