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Re: Filename case

From: Klaus Rennecke <marion_at_users.sourceforge.net>
Date: 2004-06-07 18:43:21 CEST

Jeff Lanzarotta wrote:

>This issue had really become a sore subject for me. I to am using a tool
>that can change and or generate random filename case. If can really
>cause problems with the repository.

Do you have an alternative tool that is less sloppily coded? If so, I'd
suggest using that rather than make svn jump through hoops.

Joseph Lunderville wrote:

> [...]
>I can think of reasons besides development effort not to put this in the
>server, but I'd like to make the case for handling this as a special
>case in the client.

Be sure to make it a special case, not the default.

>My ideal behaviour would be for the client to silently ignore any case
>differences between the server and the client. [...]

As said, don't make it default. Because if you silently ignore case
differences, even if only on the client side, you will attract *much*
hate from programmers who use tool-chains that are case sensitive. Java,
for starters.

/Klaus Rennecke

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