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Re: upgrade nukes shell icons

From: Clemens Anhuth <clemens_at_froglogic.com>
Date: Mon, 04 May 2009 12:26:55 +0200

Bill Culp wrote:
> I upgraded tortoise against my better judgement (the nag was a nag),
> and sure enough my icons dissappeared. The right click shell
> integration still works, but no icons showing status of anything in
> explorer. This is why i generally avoid windows shell integration
> applications. Im on Windows 64 bit. tried the 32 bit version no better.
> I view this as bascially dead and will find another client. I dont
> have time for this.

In my previous company we had an intern keen on Linux. She tried a bunch
of SVN GUI clients, and the experience was (worst cases like TSVN
crashing Windows Explorer or similar not considered) really extremely
unpleasant, with random crashes, unconsistent, not-thought-out-at-all
user interface and destroyed-beyond-repair working copies.

I sympathise with being too short tempered or just not having the time
to deal with such issues.

(If blame where to be put, i'd put it 100% on Microsoft. Shell
programming is a hell by itself from my perspective, and the reponsible
developers at Microsoft should be ashamed. Highest praise to the TSVN
developers and contributors to manage to deliver a generally stable
software - despite Microsoft.)

With best regards

Clemens Anhuth

www.froglogic.com - Squish - Multi-Platform GUI Testing
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Received on 2009-05-04 12:28:18 CEST

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