[RFC] new format 1.12 (1.11?) enabling EOL & filtered views

Alexander Belchenko bialix at ukr.net
Tue Dec 16 03:51:58 GMT 2008


Mark Hammond пишет:
> On 16/12/2008 2:05 AM, John Arbash Meinel wrote:
>> I suppose EOL support might be something that people would accept
>> incompatibility with their other branches.
> I think that is true, but for a different reason.  Anecdotally and
> personally, the lack of EOL support is actually *preventing* some
> projects (ie, most projects that already have windows developers) from
> using bzr in the first place, so incompatibility with older formats
> probably isn't going to matter much to them.  What *will* matter IMO is
> that the default format for new branches these users create are
> EOL-capable.
> IMO, lack of EOL support is the biggest roadblock to serious adoption by
> Windows users - far more important than the filename-normalization issue
> I made the (apparently invisible ;) patch for - so I'm personally very
> excited to see this on the front-burner again.  And obviously very happy
> to see Ian back at the keyboard :)
> Cheers,
> Mark

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