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Re: RFC: Log Message Templates via new hook.

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-05-19 16:40:12 CEST

On Thu, 19 May 2005, John Peacock wrote:

> c) automatically expanded using the normal keyword substitution rules
> (along with the $Files$ keyword) prior to starting the $EDITOR.
>
This is a detail, especially in the context of this discussion's current
state, but I don't think there is use for any keywords except files.
Actually you don't know them before the commit is finished (atleast not
revision, date, etc).

> I hate to keep carping on this, but I think the real discussion for
> server->client configuration should start with inherited properties
> (files inherit from their containing directory; the server manages
> directory inheritance on checkout). This more generic feature would
> give us a way to support autoprops, directory-based log templates, and
> other distributed property features.
>
I really like this way of looking at it and have done so for some time
now. I think using props for these things is very ellegant and inherited
props would be useful for other things as well (svn:ignore for example).

Regards,
//Peter

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