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From "Grierson, David" <David.Grier...@sky.uk>
Subject RE: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert
Date Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:11:49 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thorsten Schöning [mailto:tschoening@am-soft.de]
> Sent: 21 July 2015 17:08
> To: users@subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert
>
> That way you still force millions of users to behave differently now
> because one user made a mistake once. I don't see the point in why
> revert should break backwards compatibility ...

Backwards compatibility is a better (and valid) argument for not changing the behaviour of
revert.

I agree, for that reason, it should be an opt-in. Perhaps with a --keep option.

(Hey look rational debate can change opinions on the Internet ... who knew ;)

Dg.


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