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Re: Property question

From: Jack Repenning <jrepenning_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-07-25 01:51:12 CEST

At 8:38 AM -0700 7/24/03, Peterson, Matt (INV-EDH) wrote:
>When you set a propery on a file, does it stay with that file even outside
>of subversion control? I was curious because I saw in a example used in
>http://svnbook.red-bean.com/book.pdf they were setting a copyright property.
>Why would you want to do that? If you give the file to a customer, the
>customer's file would not retain the meta-data would it?

You're quite right, properties remain within Subversion.

Using "copyright" (and "license," for that matter) may have been a
confusing choice. Looks like the author was merely looking for some
string that would be generally familiar to everyone, and yet allow
him/her to provide both short and long values.

Jack Repenning
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