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RE: Post Commit Code Formatting

From: Durfee, Bernard <Bernard.Durfee_at_suny.edu>
Date: 2005-06-22 21:23:25 CEST

> The resistance is due to the difficulty of implementing it.
> I don't know why you think it's "simple". I notice you
> haven't submitted a patch for it, or even a design proposal
> that addresses all the technical issues.
> You can continue to be "amazed" by the resistance, or you can
> try to solve the problem yourself, and see how simple it is or isn't.

The reason that I characterized the lack of such a feature as resistance
is that there has been many discussions over many years, with no
results. Can you explain to me why it is so difficult to implement?
Maybe we can 'collaborate' on a solution together.

> Our opposition to the feature is not on philosophical
> grounds, it's on the technical grounds that not worth the
> trouble to implement. If you say that's wrong, then you're
> saying it *is* worth the trouble to implement. So, implement it!

I was under the impression that there exists at least a small group of
developers that were devoting their time to enhancing Subversion based
on the desires of the user community. But I guess...

> This is how things get done around here.


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