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Re: [TSVN] Pair programming and "author"

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2005-07-26 01:52:35 CEST

Conny Brunnkvist wrote:

>Tatham Oddie (Fuel Advance) wrote:
>
>
>>Conny,
>>
>>This is an SVN issue not a TSVN issue, and thus would be best directed to
>>their mailing list. However, I donít think they'd be likely to budge because
>>the concept of authors is failry grounded in the system.
>>
>>
>
>Oh no - misunderstand me the correctly! I'm not talking about modifying
>the autentication semantics in any way, that would be crazy.
>
>
>
>
>>Our approach is that you have a commit something like:
>>
>> Revision: 750
>> Author: tathamoddie
>> Comment: Tatham Oddie + Tom Harvey. Added SQL data provider
>>
>>
>
>I have thought about that approach too, but since writing your own
>password an extra time once every commit is too much for the average
>lazy consultant, so is specifying two variables in a more or less formal
>way too.
>
>That's why I think a "fast switch" function would be proper. Please
>refer to my reply to Stefan in this thread.
>
>However - thanks for the input!
>
>//conny
>
>
>
Another simple approach for paranoid blaming is to have each member of
the pair provide part of the password for the pair authentication to
complete.
This is a working arangement that doesn't require any changes to TSVN.

Peter

Peter

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