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Re: annotate vs blame

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-08-30 00:47:26 CEST

On Thursday, August 29, 2002, at 05:54 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> Bill Newcomb <nuke@juniper.net> writes:
>> How about 'svn credits', like a movie? Or maybe 'svn thanks' (can be
>> intoned sarcastically for tree breakages and such).
> As someone mentioned earlier, this command is used not just to find
> out who wrote each line, but also *when* the line was written. So
> 'credits' sounds too people-oriented to me.
> (Luckily, in Subversion's case, all of this information can be summed
> up by placing a single revision number next to each line, yummy.)
> How about a simple 'svn analyze'?

this is the only suggestion (other than 'blame', with the possible
synonym of 'annotate') that i find at all reasonable.

but in any event, this is hurtling into bikeshed territory faster than
any thread i've ever seen, so i'm just going to stop commenting and
assume that the person who writes the damn thing can make the final


garrett rooney                    Remember, any design flaw you're
rooneg@electricjellyfish.net      sufficiently snide about becomes
http://electricjellyfish.net/     a feature.       -- Dan Sugalski
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