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Re: Post Commit Code Formatting

From: Michael W Thelen <mike_at_pietdepsi.com>
Date: 2005-06-22 22:06:31 CEST

Durfee, Bernard wrote:
>>As Karl said, if this feature so critical to you, then come to the
>>dev@ list and start a design discussion. You'll learn (a) why we
>>think it's difficult to do, and (b) why we think the benefit isn't
>>worth it. You can persuade us otherwise, or better yet, start
>>working on the feature yourself.
>
> Very good, I think I will do that. Seems like a simple response from
> Karl such as...
>
> "Hi, we have no plans right now to implement such a modification to
> Subversion. But if you are interested in contributing to either the
> design or implementation of such a change, you are welcome to discuss it
> with us on the dev@ list."
>
> ...would have been more appropriate.

That's pretty much what he said, isn't it? He didn't say, "Shove off,
we're not doing that." He basically said, "It's not as easy as you may
imagine. Patches are welcome." I'm not sure what you were expecting.

Anyway, maybe we should end this meta-discussion, and if you have ideas
for the design and implementation of this change, please start a
discussion on the @dev list.

-- 
Michael W Thelen
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