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Re: [Monotone-devel] [PATCH] Accept "mtn di" as "mtn diff"

From: Richard Laager
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] [PATCH] Accept "mtn di" as "mtn diff"
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 04:02:39 -0500

On Wed, 2007-10-24 at 10:52 +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 24/10/2007, at 5:59, Richard Laager wrote:
> > I think it's probably muscle memory from CVS or something, but I keep
> > typing "mtn di" expecting a diff. Attached is a patch to allow that.
> I do not think this change is appropriate.  monotone already allows  
> shortened names of commands, and in fact 'mtn di' would work if it  
> didn't found multiple completions:

> (Of course, one'd argue that checkout already has a shortened 'co'  
> version, but that's not strictly a prefix of it...)

Yes, and the di prefix provides compatibility with other version control

This isn't particularly harmful. If someone meant disapprove and got a
diff instead, it's not destructive.


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