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Re: "Check for Modification" dialog - possible enhancement?

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-10-16 23:12:04 CEST

Jeff Godfrey wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Simon Large"
> <simon@skirridsystems.co.uk>
>> You still haven't answered the question "what would that information
>> be good for?". How does knowing the last-updated revision of a subset
>> of the files help you in any practical way? I'm not even sure how
>> useful it is when applied to all files, except that it says your WC is
>> not updated to the same revision.
> Hi Simon,
> Regarding your question - I agree with you, I'm not really sure what
> it's good for now (*I* don't use it for anything). I just found it
> "odd" that the revision range info did not reflect the revision ranges
> of the files currently displayed in the dialog. I think it makes the
> current range reporting somewhat confusing and therefore made a
> suggestion that I thought might be more sensible (and be potentially
> more useful to *someone*). If it were to completely go away, I probably
> wouldn't miss it, though since it's there, I think my suggestion makes
> more sense than the current mechanism.

Alternatively we could just document what it does now rather than change
it to something which possibly makes more sense, but in reality is no
more useful. Maybe just a tooltip.


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