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Re: RFC: Interesting keywords inelegance

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-02-07 18:13:05 CET

John Peacock wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Does anyone else find it somewhat inappropriate that:
>>
>> svn:keywords="LastChangedRevision"
>>
>> allows the expansion of:
>>
>> "$Rev$"
>>
>
> Why? All three forms are equivalent ways of referring to the same
> keyword. The reverse is true as well:
>
> svn:keywords="Rev"
>
> will expand
>
> "$LastChangedRevision$"
>
> too.

Why is it good to be able to control $Rev$ and $URL$ seperately, but have
$Rev$ and $LastChangedRevision$ not independently controllable? I.e. why
isn't svn:keywords a simple boolean, in that case?

Max.

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