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Re: enhancement for svn:keywords add Revision as abbrev as well as Rev

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-06-17 19:06:42 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> I don't think that when we came up with svn keyword abbreviations, we
> were deliberately trying to match CVS keywords. It's a happy
> coincidence that our "Id, Author, Date" abbreviations all happen to be
> CVS keywords.
> That said, I don't see why we couldn't have *two* abbreviations for
> $LastChangedRevision$: keep $Rev$, but also add $Revision$ for the
> CVS people out there.

I think we *were* trying to match the CVS keywords, actually, and in
the case of $Revision$ we deliberately decided not to use the same
word, because "revision" means something slightly different in the CVS
and Subversion worlds. Not that that decision makes much sense to me
now... :-)

> Maybe we can file as a pre-1.0 enhancement? Should be a pretty small
> task for a volunteer to tackle.

It's already filed, actually:


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