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Re: [PATCH] Re: "Revision" case-sensitive in svn:keywords

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-02-07 22:08:51 CET

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:
>
>> Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
>>> On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>>
>>> Is there some special reason some keywords are case-sensitive, but other
>>> are not?
>>
>> Not to my knowledge.
>>
>> Personally, I'd prefer that svn:keywords was entirely case-sensitive,
>> just
>> like the actual substitutions. However, it's a bit late for that now.
>>
>> The scheme seems to be LONG == case-sensitive, SHORT == case-insensitive.
>> Since "Revision", whilst being MEDIUM and thus a grey area, is similar to
>> "Date", "Author", etc., i.e. the SHORT keywords, I think it should follow
>> their pattern, and be case-insensitive.
>>
> This mix is just confusing. I'd say, just make them all case-insensitive
> in the svn:keywords.

It's consistent, and no less unpleasant than having some case-insensitive.

+1.

I'll do it in a few hours.

Max.

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