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Re: Ignore patterns should not be case sensitive (usability)

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:51:28 -0500

Karl Fogel wrote:
> "John M. Black" <johnmblack_at_gmail.com> writes:
>> [...]
>> Please consider making Ignore pattern-matching case insensitive.
>> OR at the very least, let the user choose. Maybe the easiest way to
>> do this is to keep the current Ignore property intact, and add a new
>> property "svn:ignoreNoCase". That way users can have it either way
>> for any item.
> How about a new property, "svn:Ignore", that means...
> Okay, sorry, bad joke.

Actually I think it would make perfect sense to make mixed case in the
property name trigger case insensitivity in handling its values wherever
that would have any meaning. Unless you already have inconsistent
handling and accept mixed case names.

   Les Mikesell
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