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Re: $Source$

From: Robert Roessler <robertr_at_rftp.com>
Date: 2007-05-17 09:53:50 CEST

George Hazan wrote:
> Hello, Robert!
> Wed, 16 May 2007 13:06:38 -0700 you wrote:
>>> Ok, thx. Btw, why this info isn't available in the offline help file?
> RR> Just going for the wild guess here, but possibly because they are SVN
> RR> stuff, while this product (TortoiseSVN) is a Windows client for SVN
> RR> repositories and operations thereon (and a separate project). ;)
> The SVN web browser doesn't show them at all, moreover, these fields
> have different values on different machines ($Date$ content depends on
> the regional settings). So I doubt that these fielde are being processed
> by a server...

Read "Keyword Substitution" in Chapter 3 of the SVN book again...
while it may seem a bit murky, I think you will see that this process
has nothing to do with SVN clients per se. Conceptually, keyword
substitutions are changes *to your working copies* that happen
"magically" from the perspective of the client.

Robert Roessler

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