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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: truncated author names in 'svn ls -v' output
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2018 05:27:09 GMT
Branko Čibej wrote on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 06:13 +0100:
> On 26.11.2018 05:58, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >>> (we needn't support other values (except perhaps --base=1 for the 1.11 behaviour))
> >> ?:\  Which behaviour?
> > The default behaviour: printing the filesize as an integer (possibly with
> > thousands separator).  Mathematically, base-2 means the printed value N
> > stands for N * 2**foo, so the 1.11 behaviour is equivalent to --unit-base=1.
> 
> Ah! this is "1.11" the version number, not "1.11" some magical base-1
> number format. For a moment I was worried about having to print
> thousands of 1's. :)

Yes, the version number :-D

> > It might be clearer to just call it --unit-base=none.
> 
> But do we really need to support this option value explicitly? The
> absence of the option already asserts the default behaviour.

I was thinking of --accept, where one can do 'svn merge --accept=tf --accept=postpone';
but that's not possible with, say, -v, where one can't do 'svn ls -v --no-v'.

*shrug*

Daniel

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