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Re: reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:55:57 -0500

Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>:
> I don't see the kludge here --- git has a "author" != "committer"
> distinction, svn doesn't, so if you want to grow that distinction the
> most natural way is a new property. Storing additional information in
> svn:author is a separate issue.

See my advocacy to Branko of going to Internet-scoped IDs. The kludge
would be maintaining the local and Internet-scoped identifications
as different properties and having to decide which one to key on
ad-hoc. Nothing to do with the author/committer distinction.

		Eric S. Raymond
Received on 2012-11-29 14:56:30 CET

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