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Re: Why not drag&drop checkout?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 11:29:49 +0200

MC wrote:
> Hello
>
> I wonder if is it good idea to implement drag&drop checkout (drag
> directory from repository browser and drop on any place on Windows'
> desktop or folder); this could be a milestone in simplification of SVN
> daily use. Currently the drag&drop can only copy files/directories
> from browser to desktop.
>
> What do You think?

Unfortunately, that's not possible. If you read the docs on how
drag&drop actually works you will see why (it's not possible to find the
*target* path).
http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2007/05/07/2453927.aspx

Stefan

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Received on 2008-05-28 11:29:59 CEST

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