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Re: Proposal for $Revision$ keyword amendment

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-05 15:45:53 CEST

kfogel wrote:
> I think John was just transmitting what he felt Molle Bestefich was
> proposing.

There were a lot of feelings in it all right :-).

John Peacock wrote:
> You've got that exactly right; I'm sorry I didn't make it clear. I'm
> trying to translate Molle's requested functionality (as a user) into the
> existing Subversion codebase (from a development point of view) to show
> that the functionality, as requested, would be a significant departure.

I think that you've on more than one occasion gravely misunderstood
what functionality I'm requesting.

Don't get me wrong - I appreciate your feedback very much!

> However, maybe we're misunderstanding what Molle wants?
>
> Molle, is there a mail that contains a complete (edge-cases included)
> description of the feature proposal as it stands right now?

No.

> If not, could you post one? What's described in
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgNo=106102
>
> is completely uncompelling (to me, anyway). I'm -1 on it. But maybe
> the proposal has evolved since then?

Yes, it has. I've learned a lot especially from Greg's comments, but
also from everybody else's contributions to the discussion. I'd be
happy to spend some time making a clearer proposal.

If you have some comments on why you're -1 which haven't been
mentioned, I would of course appreciate hearing them.

Regards,
/me

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