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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Brian Mathis <bmathis_at_directedge.com>
Date: 2004-12-21 00:15:32 CET

Hakan Koseoglu wrote:
> IMHO, Yes. Subversion isn't the problem, Windows is. If its
> half-implemented case sensitivity doesn't really work, it is not
> someone else's problem, it is Microsoft's problem.
> The fact that Microsoft operating systems doesn't distinguish between
> "abc" and "AbC" shouldn't be other people's problem (especially when
> they can enjoy a full case-sensitivity).
> IMHO implementing a workaround just because Windows handles stuff
> differently shouldn't happen. I might be in the minority but I hope
> others feel the same. :)

It doesn't matter what you feel about it. It is reality. Don't purport
to support a platform if you aren't willing to live in that platform's

PS: I know Hakan's views aren't that of the svn developers.

Brian Mathis
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Received on Tue Dec 21 00:18:13 2004

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