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Re: [PATCH] -r { DATE } with words

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_e-reka.si>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 14:35:01 +0200

On 19.05.2011 11:53, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 09:38:55PM +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
>> Why? That doesn't make sense. Second of all, all these wordy aliases are
>> just shorthands for real timestamps anyway -- by your reasoning, you
>> could eliminate all of them.
> There is otherwise no way to express dates relative to the current time.

So instead of introducing a subset of the silliness that was in CVS, why
then don't you invent an unambiguous format that /can/ express dates
relative to the current time?

For example, you might support: svn -r {-1.12:13:56}, meaning one day,
twelve hours, 13 minutes and 56 seconds ago.

-- Brane
Received on 2011-05-19 14:35:36 CEST

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