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Re: Very emphatic -1 for r13369 (svn:keywords canonicalization)

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-04-06 03:48:40 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:
> The canonicalization algorithm is flawed, and silently deletes anything
> that it does not understand.

Very good catch! It's a pity you didn't notice it before 1.2 branched, because
it is actually relatively easy to fix: canonicalize the keywords that are
already defined and just pass through as is anything that isn't recognized.
It's a little harder to ensure that only a single alias of a given keyword is
present, but not too hard.

Since you pulled r13369, you also need to pull r1203 in the book repository,
which was the documentation for the new behavior...

John

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