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Re: setting svn:keywords per-directory? per-repo?

From: Seth Landsman <seth_at_boondock.cs.brandeis.edu>
Date: 2002-12-28 18:57:10 CET

> >>Seth Landsman wrote:
> >>
> >>>I wonder if there would be room for a set of
> >>>defaults, though? I am wondering why things like $Id$ are not
> >>>automatically expanded by default, as they are in CVS?
> >>>
> >>Policy. We decided that, by default, Subversion will not touch file
> >>contents in any way. That includes not expanding keywords, and not
> >>changing newlines to suit the client's platform. Any of these can be
> >>turned on -- admittedly only on a per-file basis, for now -- but none
> >>should be the default.
> >
> > Okay. That makes sense.
> >
> > As a CVS user, I am very careful with my strings, anything that has
> >two $s in it is fair game to be replaced. :)
>
> Well, as a Subversion user, you won't have to worry about that. :-)

        Heh. The problem is, I've come to depend on it. :-/

-Seth

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