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Re: Buglet expanding keywords

From: Nathan Fiedler <nfiedler_at_bluemarsh.com>
Date: 2003-01-05 18:47:31 CET

It has bothered me since I started using Subversion in April. I have to
always remember to have the extra space after the colon. That get's
annoying after a while, as I have always typed "$Id:$" for years, and
now I have to change that.

BTW, I pointed out this problem a long time ago, but someone (Karl)
thought it was supposed to work even without the space.


On Sun, 2003-01-05 at 08:48, Karl Fogel wrote:
> andreas.koenig@anima.de (Andreas J. Koenig) writes:
> > Accidentally I discovered unexpected behaviour in keyword expansion:
> >
> > $Data$ gets expanded
> > $Data:$ doesn't get expanded
> > $Data: $ gets expanded
> Assume you meant "Date" :-)...
> Hmmm. I'm not sure it's worth an issue; has it actually caused anyone
> a problem? I believe the above is the way it's documented to work
> (for Subversion, not RCS). Not that we deliberately chose to be
> incompatible with RCS, but is this particular incompatibility causing
> any practical problems?

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