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

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-04-06 23:41:54 CEST

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 15:07, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Just FYI, I've never felt that way, since it's as easy to unrevert+fix
> the reversion that someone else did. It's all under version control,
> therefore it's all easy :-).

It does tend to make it harder to get good svn blame information on a
file if it's been through a lot of reversions and unreversions. They
can make you have to blame a lot of historical revisions of the file to
find out who actually wrote a line of code.

We shouldn't be so attached to blame as to avoid all code
reorganizations and reversions, but we shouldn't assign a zero cost to
such things either.

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Received on Thu Apr 7 01:00:17 2005

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