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Keeping revnum in CHANGES was Re: CHANGES: Suggestion

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2003-11-28 07:31:03 CET

--On Thursday, November 27, 2003 11:40 PM -0500 p.lussier@comcast.net wrote:

> The other problem is that no one could decide which rev number should
> go in there. Should it the the rev number the branch was created
> from? The rev number of the commit when the branch was moved to a
> tag? etc. I think we just forgot to phase out the rev number, and
> the addition of the tag URL just stuck.

I think having the association of revnums and release numbers in CHANGES
really helps the developers who track the trunk. When I update my WC to the
trunk or look at my svnversion header file, I can get an idea how far 'away'
from a particular release I am.

So, I'd *really* like it to stay. As an aside, I think it should be the
revnum of when it was branched off from trunk. *shrug* -- justin

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