[MonoDevelop] Git add-in

Lluis Sanchez Gual slluis.devel at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 04:28:06 EDT 2010

El dt 27 de 07 de 2010 a les 19:54 +0100, en/na IBBoard va escriure:
> Firstly, I don't use Git but I'm glad we're getting a DVCS addin.
> Hopefully this will make any future work on a Mercurial addin (which I
> would use and help test) easier :)
> On 27/07/10 18:05, Lluis Sanchez Gual wrote:
> > El dt 27 de 07 de 2010 a les 18:40 +0200, en/na "Andrés G. Aragoneses"
> > va escriure:
> >> El 27/07/10 17:49, Lluis Sanchez Gual escribió:
> >>>         tree to a branch (git checkout). Once a branch is selected, all
> >>>         operations (including commit, push, pull) are done only for that
> >>>         branch.
> >>
> >> I would add a very emphasized label then prior to the Push operation so
> >> the user can visually spot which branch he's targetting.
> > 
> > That's in the push dialog, but I can emphasize it a bit more :)
> > 
> > I'm also toying with the idea of having a branch selector in the
> > toolbar, which would make the current branch more visible.
> I know that not everyone likes using Eclipse as a reference, but IMO
> they do have a nice option for handling the "what branch am I in?" issue.
> What Eclipse does is to add what they call "decorators" to the project
> name (I think the decorators add text as well as overlays). The project
> name is then in black text with the extra text (by default) being a
> paler colour and showing showing:
>  * the repo name (the short name that you picked when you created it)
>  * the branch name
>  * current revision (remote for SVN or local for Hg/Git)
> I can't find any screenshots online at the moment and don't have any
> projects to test with (using Eclipse is part of my day job).

I like the idea. The MD add-in now shows the current branch next to the
solution name. Showing more information would take maybe too much space,
but it is something we can try.


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