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RE: Exact source of $Author$ substitution

From: Seib, Broc <bseib_at_purdue.edu>
Date: 2004-11-05 18:33:36 CET

"Karl" <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
> "Seib, Broc" <bseib@purdue.edu> writes:
> > What is the source (or sources) of the text which is substituted for

> > the $Author$ keyword?
> I believe it is the value of the svn:author revision property
> on the relevant revision (the revision in which the file
> acquired its current content, i.e. the "most recently changed" rev).
> -Karl

1) What about the case where I begin with an empty $Author:$ keyword in
my document, and then do my first add/commit of the file. What will get
substituted into the $Author:$ tag, and where did it come from? I am on

2) When you say "svn:author revision property", do you mean the line in
the .svn/entries file, e.g., last-author="Foo Q. User" ? Or are you
referring to something else?


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