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Re: svn:description

From: Ich Selbst <ichselbst_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2002-12-21 16:01:46 CET

> > I thought that an 'official' svn property called 'description' would
> > make sense. Sure, there wouldn't be any functionality depending
> > on that but GUI-clients could surely use such a property.
> I think that there is any requirement for an "official" property in svn:
> namespace. That could be more symply done with a common custom property.

Sorry, but that's not that simple as you might think!
If that's done with a custom property then different users will use
different names for that property (e.g. description, info, tag, desc, ...).
That way clients could not depend on such a property!
Also, it wouldn't be sure that such a property is text only.

Steve King

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Received on Sat Dec 21 16:02:31 2002

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