"Guided Tour": incomplete description of svn status output?

Ben Collins-Sussman sussman at red-bean.com
Fri Aug 4 11:15:03 CDT 2006

Care to send a patch?

On 8/3/06, Malte Helmert <helmert at informatik.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am currently reading the PDF version of the book cover-to-cover. Is
> this the right place to report oddities?
> If so, here is the second one I stumbled upon [1]: In the description of
> the svn status output on page 29, third-last paragraph, it says:
>     "If an M appears in the second column, then the properties have
>      been modified, otherwise a whitespace will be printed."
> In fact, there is the third (unmentioned) possibility of a "C" appearing
> in the second column. This case does appear in the examples on the
> preceding page and the description of the svn status output appears to
> be otherwise exhaustive, so this looks like an oversight.
> Malte
> [1] The first one is the wrong formatting of the "typographic
> conventions" on page xiv, but this has already been reported. If it is a
> bug in the PDF generator, as has been suggested earlier on this mailing
> list, maybe it should be reported to the authors of that tool? I think
> this issue has been standing for a few years.
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