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Re: [PATCH] Re: "Revision" case-sensitive in svn:keywords

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-02-07 22:04:14 CET

On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:

> Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >
> > Is there some special reason some keywords are case-sensitive, but other
> > are not?
>
> Not to my knowledge.
>
> Personally, I'd prefer that svn:keywords was entirely case-sensitive, just
> like the actual substitutions. However, it's a bit late for that now.
>
> The scheme seems to be LONG == case-sensitive, SHORT == case-insensitive.
> Since "Revision", whilst being MEDIUM and thus a grey area, is similar to
> "Date", "Author", etc., i.e. the SHORT keywords, I think it should follow
> their pattern, and be case-insensitive.
>
This mix is just confusing. I'd say, just make them all case-insensitive
in the svn:keywords.

//Peter

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