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Re: idea: a revision keyword expanded only at 'svn export' time

From: Florin Iucha <florin_at_iucha.net>
Date: 2002-12-04 14:42:00 CET

On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 11:45:49PM +0100, brane@xbc.nu wrote:
> John Barstow wrote:
>
> >Perl and Python are not available by default on a Windows machine. Now, I
> >know that they should be - but a lot of companies do not have very flexible
> >IT policies.
> >That means batch, Javascript, or VBScript in many (most?) Windows shops.
> >Call me crazy, but I want to be able to use the svn command line client on a
> >clean Windows install without adding anything but the executable.
> >
> Well, VBScript and JavaScript are quite powerful enough to do this.
> Perhaps not as elegant for searching and string replacement, but that's
> not the point.

So powerfull that security conscious users turn them off on Windows.
There is no end to the stream of security advisories related to "Windows
Scripting Host".

Cheers,
florin

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