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Re: RFC: simple proposal for Internet-scoped IDs

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 16:28:24 +0200

Justin Erenkrantz wrote on Sat, Dec 01, 2012 at 09:08:05 -0500:
> And, once again, I'll reiterate my earlier point that FULLNAME can be added
> retroactively pretty easily to existing SVN repositories. So, for
> svn.apache.org, after we might deploy a FULLNAME infrastructure, we could
> easily craft a tool to go back to all old revisions and annotate them
> correctly. Easy peasy. -- justin

BTW, the ability to change svn:author at will is one of the reasons they
aren't global-scoped: if Subversion ever migrated away from ASF, we can
_then_ change all svn:author revprops --- just like we once changed
"zhakov" (implied @tigris) to "ivan" (implied @apache).
Received on 2012-12-01 15:29:25 CET

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