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Re: Identifying the branch in a log message [was: svn commit: propchange - r34699 - svn:log]

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <Arfrever.FTA_at_GMail.Com>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 22:25:47 +0100

2008-12-19 18:31 Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> napisaƂ(a):
> Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
>> Author: arfrever
>> Revision: 34699
>> Property Name: svn:log
>> Action: modified
>> +On the 'tc-issue-3334' branch:
> Arfrever, thank you for keeping the log messages consistent. Have you
> automated these changes?

No. I manually edited svn:log properties.

> Sometimes I remember to write this, but in general it does not make
> sense for each developer to have to put this message in manually. My
> version control system should know what branch I'm working on. In fact,
> it does know... except for the minor detail that it doesn't really know
> what a "branch" is.
> This is one of the UI areas where a concept of "branches" is required.
> Anyway, we should be demonstrating best practices. If we think it's best
> to have the branch described in the first line of each log message, we
> should automate that. If we think tools should announce the branch name
> outside the log message, we should automate that.

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