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Re: Inherited properties document

From: Marcus Rueckert <darix_at_web.de>
Date: 2005-05-19 22:22:06 CEST

On 2005-05-19 15:40:04 -0400, John Peacock wrote:
> Specifically, if the inheritance is by path in the repository and you
> copy a subtree to another place in the repository (typically as either a
> branch or a tag) what happens to any properties which were inherited
> (from above the copied portion) at the old location that no longer exist
> in the new location. In this case, you can either freeze the existing
> property values (which works well for tags but not branches) or you can
> ignore existing inheritance (which would in general work for branches
> but not tags). Either way, someone is going to be disappointed; there
> are other reasons why tag vs. copy may need to eventually be two
> different [related] operations (if only with syntactic sugar).

how about copying the required properties too?
thats what i would expect.


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