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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Jeff Smith <jsmith_at_robotronics.com>
Date: 2007-01-31 22:10:23 CET

On Tuesday 30 January 2007 13:01, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> No, the projects I work on are mainly cross-platform ones.  I'm
> working on Windows, but writing code to be portable.  The tools I
> like to work with don't care about EOL markers, they work
> regardless of where the file came from.  (In the main project we've
> settled on Unix-style EOL markers for all files.)

Not to accuse you, but I'm assuming the main problem is caused by
certain "don't care" applications. I think any modern editor/viewer
should be able to read in all EOL styles, even mixed. The problem
with not caring is if editing the file CREATES the mixed EOL styles
(i.e. adds a CR alone to file that already was using CRLF). I don't
care as much if the editor detects original style (preferred), but it
really should at least write using only one (perhaps the native

Upon saving, any editor should decide right there whether to force to
one or the other style, NOT mixed.

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