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Re: Keeping NodeRevisionIDs from being unbounded

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-03-08 21:44:06 CET

"Bill Tutt" <rassilon@lyra.org> writes:
> I would tend to agree. The only possible benefit of renumbering the
> Change portion would be to make the Change portion an increasing integer
> ID specific to the NodeID. The only useful benefit to that would be so
> that commit emails could look like this: (if you didn't want to send
> diffs)
> Files changed:
> NodepathA#2
> NodepathB#3
> NodepathC#4
> where the portion after # is the Change portion.
> While cute looking as a UI, I don't think this benefit is worth the perf
> cost.

Well, between you and Greg Stein, I'm now convinced it's not worth it
either. Also, the code gets more complex if we want to renumber. Not
worth it.

> > Can you describe this in more detail?
> I think this is just identical to pointing out we now have ChangeSets.



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