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Re: project_members.html

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-02-23 05:08:35 CET

On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 01:35:00PM -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Jim Blandy <jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com> writes:
> > Could you make the "members" link point to something in CVSweb that
> > would show the latest version of AUTHORS?
> >
> > I tried to find such a URL, but it seems that CVSweb always wants to
> > give me either the log file, or a specific revision. I can't ask for
> > rev=HEAD. :(
> I tried to do that too a while back, and had the same experience. :-(
> Anyone?

Next version of ViewCVS will have this feature. Many people have asked for
it, so it'll go in. Of course, cvsweb isn't maintained software, so who
knows if/when you'd ever get it.
[ I'll be doing exactly what Jim said: rev=HEAD in the URL ]

Brian refuses to use ViewCVS because "it introduces another language into
SourceCast, so it makes it hard for us to maintain." Fine. It also means
that he'll never see any improvements since cvsweb is effectively
unmaintained (and unmaintable, if you ever try to change it; and I'm not
talking just because it is Perl... it is horrible software).

Oh, was that a jab at Brian for making a senseless decision? :-)


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:23 2006

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