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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: auto-upgrade of working copy
Date Thu, 01 Jul 2010 17:24:32 GMT
Mark Phippard wrote on Thu, 1 Jul 2010 at 10:38 -0400:
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Stefan Sperling <stsp@elego.de> wrote:
> 
> >> We are only ever going to hear the complaints.  That does not mean
> >> they speak for the majority of users.
> >
> > Oh, I didn't mean to imply that I'd expect people to write in
> > out of the blue, asking for the feature to be kept.
> >
> > I meant to say that I cannot recall any user ever requesting
> > that auto-upgrades be kept during a discussion about whether
> > or not auto-upgrades should be happening or not.
> >
> > Is there anyone? If so, speak up, now is your chance :)
> 
> Well TortoiseSVN, as an example, has been downloaded over 22 million times:
> 
> http://sourceforge.net/top/topalltime.php?type=downloads
> 
> I would guess a good percentage of those users, likely the majority,
> use no other SVN client.

There is the "I have TSVN 1.5 and want to try TSVN 1.6 without
irreversibly breaking all my working copies" scenario.

Daniel
(I would guess not everyone who uses TSVN is going to create a test
repository, populate it, and checkout it just in order to play with
a new TSVN version; or maybe they have other reasons for wanting to play 
with the new version on their everyday WC)
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