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Re: Control the tab/indention settings using svn properties

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2006-09-23 21:21:18 CEST

Erik Huelsmann <ehuels <at> gmail.com> writes:
> No, the Subversion team made an explicit choice not to interpret file
> content, because it leads to more problems than solutions... I think
> it's a good idea to keep it that way. BTW: why couldn't Ankh and TSVN
> agree on a 'separate file' solution? Or why can't they agree on the
> same property?

I agree with Erik that this doesn't really belong in Subversion.

However, storing information like tab width in properties is a reasonable idea.
 One suggestion is that some folks decide to get together and come up with a
standard set of properties with a common prefix (say, "text-") with common
meaning, and try to spread that standard. But it doesn't need to be part of
Subversion itself.

--dave

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