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Re: is Author optional in a svn?

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 06:34:41 -0800

In this case, the tool (mailer.py) has a bug. Not Subversion.

Also note that svn:log and (I believe) svn:date are optional, too!

Cheers,
-g

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 17:37, Mark Eichin <eichin_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Last I looked, mailer.py used the author for the From header, though, so it
> failed on authors with spaces (apparently you can set it in tortoise? One of
> my windows users filled in their full name instead of account name and it
> took a while to figure out why we weren't seeing their commits...) so you
> may want to enforce it up front, rather than assuming any of the tools
> outside of subversion itslef actually deal.
>
> On Feb 7, 2009 3:30 PM, "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>
> Barry Scott wrote: > I have a report that a user that a repos that is
> updated by Visual SVN > does e...
>
> Yep, it's reasonable. Perhaps not something that a given project policy
> would be happy with, but Subversion is okay with NULL authors, so
> surrounding tools should be, too.
>
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> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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