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Re: format of svn:author

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012 02:00:04 +0100

On 04.01.2012 19:42, Julian Foad wrote:
> DESIGN
>
> The extended author fields are delivered through revision properties. The values are UTF-8 text. These revision properties are readable but not writable by clients.
>
> Three property names are initially designated as "well known":
>
> * prop name: "svn:author:authn-id"
> purpose: authenticated user id
> format: as used by Subversion's authentication (the default
> value of svn:author)
>
> * prop name: "svn:author:display-name"
> purpose: display name
> format: a single line (no line breaks), e.g. person's full
> name or shortened name or nickname
>
> * prop name: "svn:author:email"
> purpose: email address
> format: [TO BE SPECIFIED HERE]

At the /very/ least you have to define which of the properties must have
values that are unique within the given repository; what is the primary
key; and how to select the property to be shown in log, blame, and the like.

-- Brane
Received on 2012-01-05 02:00:45 CET

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