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Re: Date ordering of revisions

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2006-01-19 11:40:11 CET

Peter Samuelson wrote:
> [Branko Cibej]
>
>> svn:date should be the date when a changeset was created, not
>> necessarily in "this" repository.
>>
>
> For dump / load this makes sense, but how far do you want to take it?
> For example, suppose a client is written which can take a GNU patch
> file and commit it directly without the intermediate use of a working
> copy. Should it force svn:date to the timestamp on the patch file?
> That seems wrong to me.
>
This is certainly something that should be discussed on a case-by-case
basis.

> As for revisions being chronologically ordered, the obvious solution is
> floating point revision numbers, so that new ones can be inserted
> between existing ones. (:
>
Grrr. Start running, I'm out to get you. :)

-- Brane

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