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Re: making the "rXXXX" convention official

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-10 19:21:11 CET

"Files" <files@poetryunlimited.com> writes:
> | is a tough choice IMHO for separating content. | is the alternate regex
> match character. If we're really making this more regex friendly, maybe it's
> time to look at that first? There's gotta be a better way.
> To boot, more and more code is automatically using regex behind the scenes,
> which makes for breaking a pattern VERY easy when you use metacharacters to
> separate your content.

We have been using "|" as a separator since the first 'svn log'
output. The only difference is that now we're using it in the one
place left where it wasn't used.

We are balancing regexp friendliness against human-eye friendliness.

This won't hurt anyone who actually tests their code.

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Received on Mon Nov 10 20:04:24 2003

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