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RE: Re: Bug report: "Compare with HEAD and BASE" switches args %base and %mine

From: <w_sullivan_at_outlook.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 00:48:55 -0700 (PDT)

> On 02.03.2016 17:39, walter klust wrote:
> > How to reproduce:
> >
> > - Have a working copy with a file which is not current. - Call "Check
> > for modification" on parent directory - Click "Check repository", the
> > non-current file should be shown in the list - Right click on the
> > non-current file, select "Compare with HEAD and BASE" - a compare
> > window is shown. Two files are shown, one form the working copy and
> > one from the repository, but the positions are wrong. The working
> > copy file is on the left and the repo file on the right; they should
> > be switched: The repo file is editable and the wc file not; it should
> > be the other way.
>
> The diff is always shown with the newer file on the right. So it's
> correctly shown. If you want to edit the left, first click in the left
> view, then click the "Enable Edit" button in the ribbon.
>
It is confusing for the user!
He expects the same representation of workingopy side and the remote side as in other TSVN diff functions.

> > The same compare dialog is used for "Diff with previous version" but
> > here the positions are correct.
>
> Here the diff is done to an older version, so again the newer file is
> shown on the right.
>
> Stefan
>
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