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Re: Enhancement to Check for Modification dialog

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-09-11 09:27:50 CEST

On 11/09/2007, Ron Wilson <ronw.mrmx@gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently, when the "Check for Modifcations" dialog is launched and
> there are no outstanding local modifications, the file list area shows
> "File list is empty". Our newest developers, testers and (expecially)
> new supervisor, were confused by this. While the veterens, here, have
> been able to explain it, the newbies (and some of the veterens) stay
> say the message could be better. They say that the message, "File list
> is empty" implies there are no files under SVN version control.
>
> Our proposal is:
> 1) When the "Check for Modifcations" dialog is launched and there are
> no outstanding local modifications, the message might be "There are no
> outstanding local modifications."
>
> 2) When the "Check repositoty" button is actuated and there are
> neither local nor remote changes, the message might be "There are no
> outstanding changes."

This seems a good idea, although the message is not so simple. There
are options to show unversioned files (sticky), and also unmodified
and ignored files (not sticky), so referring to modifications or
changes in the message would be misleading. Further suggestions
welcome.

Simon

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