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Re: Permanently delete files?

From: Brian Mathis <bmathis_at_directedge.com>
Date: 2004-11-12 21:20:04 CET

martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach v4r4n <console.cowboy@gmail.com> [2004.11.12.1844 +0100]:
>
>>The developers are planning on possibly adding an 'obliterate'
>>function to SVN, but it might be a while, unless someone else
>>decides to donate their time to the project.
>
> Why care? What good is an obliterate function? Are you looking to
> hide data from Scotland Yard?
>

What if someone accidentally checked in a file containing passwords?
What if someone added a 500MB file that shouldn't be there? Why should
I have to back that up for eternity?

Seriously, just because you don't need it and never make mistakes
doesn't mean other people don't. It's not hard to imagine a scenario
where this would be useful.

-- 
Brian Mathis
http://directedge.com/b/
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