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

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-02-07 22:36:47 CET

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, John Peacock wrote:
>
>> Max Bowsher wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> It's consistent, and no less unpleasant than having some
>>> case-insensitive.
>>>
>>> +1.
>>>
>>> I'll do it in a few hours.
>>
>> Except that then it is _inconsistent_ with the behavior of the working
>> copy file, see translate_keyword() and the calls that makes to
>> translate_keyword_subst().
>>
>> -1 (as it currently has been discussed)
>>
> But it is already inconsistent. Wouldn't it be better to be consistently
> inconsistent? We can't make it case-sensitive in svn:keywords (which would
> have been the obvious choice). If we do the proposed change, we can at
> least document "svn:keywords case-insensitive, in the file:
> case-sensitive". Currenlty we have a difference between long and short
> forms, which I find confusing.

What Peter said.
Since we can't be consistent, it's better to be consistently inconsistent,
rather than inconsistently inconsistent. :-)

Max.

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