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Re: property policy.

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-07-08 01:57:03 CEST

Without thinking, I wrote:

> And since we're talking about property policy: in another message you
> mentioned the commit timestamp property. This is clearly a property
> users have to see (it's not ra-layer specific), but I think users
> shouldn't be able to modify it. I think we need a new class of
> read-only properties. I think these will always be properties that are
> generated by the server. Commit timestamp is one, committer ID is
> another, also (I think) the repository revisioin number that a file
> revision first appears in (we're generating that, aren't we?) .

I think I goofed this one. These props are generated on the server
during a commit, so there's no way a client can set them. Also, once
committed, they're cast in stone -- we can't change history in the

So there's really no issue here. Correct?


Brane �ibej
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