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

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-07 01:13:57 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:
> 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.

Happily, in this case, the change was almost exclusively the addition, not
changing, of lines, so there is no muddying of blame info.

Max.

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