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Re: Roadmap for 1.1

From: C.A.T.Magic <c.a.t.magic_at_gmx.at>
Date: 2004-04-06 14:21:18 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-04-05 at 09:22, Jeremy Pereira wrote:
>> (revision
>>aliases are simple to implement so there is probably a philosophical
>>reason why the developers haven't implemented them).
> Not really, it just never occurred to us as important. We've been using
> the global revision numbers themselves for so long (to do merges,
> annotate issues, etc), we've never felt the "itch" to refer to them by
> human names.

an small advantage of assigning an additional descriptive
strings ('human names') to a revision could make life easier when
using dumpfilter to remove data or when using incremental dumps
to "cut off" very old revisions from in history.
because as far as i understood, when doing this (filter, cut),
all revision numbers beyond the removed revisions will
then have an offset (except if you fill up the deleted
revisions with no-ops)
but the descriptive strings would still stick (tag) on the correct


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