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Re: Testing builds...rev numbers vs dates.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-06 18:56:09 CEST

Ron wrote:
> > And if they use the date with a time to avoid such problems: how do
> > they want to handle different timezones? I mean if you're an
> > international company, what do you tell your customers and testers?
> > Subversion always shows the time/date as it is on the client side
> > (e.g. when you show a log), so that's not going to work very well.
>
> This is not a well thought out plan of theirs and it's driving everyone
> in development crazy, I was hoping to be able to point them to some
> books/websites that talk about best practices for software development
> that touched on this.

I don't know about a book or website which covers this topic. But I
think you should have enough argument of your own to convince them to
drop this crazy (I'd even call it stupid and dangerous) plan.

Stefan

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