Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
Dirkjan Ochtman writes:
[Clients] cannot be trusted (e.g. I might put a win32text stub in there somewhere that does nothing).
Heck, just edit the .hgrules file, and do a Houdini on any and all handcuffs.
Don't trust software, trust people -- but help them avoid thoughtless mistakes.
Yes, on the client side we're not trying to prevent someone doing the wrong thing deliberately - just nudging them towards doing the right thing so they won't run afoul of the server side checks that will actually *enforce* the line ending rules for the main repository.