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Re: original timestamp preservation

From: Marcus Rueckert <darix_at_web.de>
Date: 2005-06-28 21:47:31 CEST

On 2005-06-28 14:54:27 -0400, Tardif, Sebastien wrote:
> I like this: some momentum.
> So let me resume my frustration:
> From the point of view of a user, Subversion is just a tool that should
> be transparent as possible. The only common knowledge my mommy and I
> know about computer is that files as a name and a modification date. In
> the perspective of knowing that subversion know about the UNIX security
> flag but doesn't know about the original modification date is quite
> perplexing.

it doesnt know about the unix security. it knows about the executable
flag. thats it.

i really dont see the point of making such a big argument out of this
minor time difference. i think your mommy wouldnt care if you went
playing quake for 1h and committed the file afterwards.

> Other thread asked this important question: "While should we care about
> the commit date of a specific file instead of it's modification date?".
> This should set the answer to: "What should be the default behavior?"

in most cases the last modified date and the commit date shouldnt differ
more than hmm 2h... at least for normal development work

just my 2 cents


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