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Re: reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 06:39:57 -0500

Alan Barrett <apb_at_cequrux.com>:
> Perhaps it would be a good first step to add examples to the
> documentation, showing how the admin can use "Full Name
> <email_at_address>" in the svn:author field, with all the common access
> methods.

Yes. I think it is (a) possible that better documentation can solve this
problem, and (b) certain that better documentation is *necessary* to solve
this problem.

I'm willing to help. You can look at the description of the dump-load
format at notes/dump-load-format.txt, most of which I wrote earlier
this year, to see that this is not an idle promise.

		Eric S. Raymond
Received on 2012-12-01 12:40:34 CET

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