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Re: svn log questions

From: Bradley Schick <schickb_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2004-12-10 20:54:38 CET

>>I still wonder why making -rPREV be the previous change revision wouldn't
>>be a better solution.
>There's a design tension between these goals:
> - "optimize every command to behave differently, so that each command
>can guess what the user really means", and
> - "define a bunch of concepts, and make them behave consistently across
>all commands"
>You can't have it both ways, and the svn developers chose to go for the
>latter goal.

I was not suggesting special behavior for log. What I meant was; why
not make -rPREV be mean "last changed revision" for all commands?
When I say this:

>>Since as you pointed out a file could not have changed
>>between "COMMITTED-1" and the previous change revision, commands
>>like diff would not be effected while log would work better.

I mean: Wouldn't a different consistent behavior actually work better?


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