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Re: Milestone 1 user-interface

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_newton.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-05 20:45:11 CEST

Bob Miller <kbob@jogger-egg.com> writes:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > --> Note that in normal circumstances, the repository would
> > return the new version number to the client. In the case of
> > XML files, it will be necessary for the user to manually
> > specify a new version number on the command line.
> Why does the XML file need to have a version number?
> Each changed file and directory has a ancestor version, isn't
> that sufficient?

The XML file doesn't need a version number; the working copy
administrative files do! After the working copy has sent a "commit"
into a file, it needs to update its own administrative files to
reflect the new version. (In the real world, this version number
would be returned by the respository after a successful commit.)
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:10 2006

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