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Re: Bug? FSFS revision control

From: Jamie Lawrence <jal_at_jal.org>
Date: 2005-01-27 00:30:55 CET

On Wed, 26 Jan 2005, Dassi, Nasser wrote:

> Because.
>
> Wouldn't it be nice to not blame the OS for everything? Wouldn't it be
> nice if write access was not the *only* way to cause havoc to an
> oh-so-precious version control solution?

[...]

> At the very least the revision counter should not get so easily
> adjusted. In all honesty, data integrity should not get jeopardized by
> opening Notepad!

Sorry to pile on here, but this is silly. I *promise* you that I, with the
help from nothing but Notepad (or another text editor), can destroy data
integrity for *any* application that keeps data files, if I have write
access to the data files.

It is as simple as that.

-j

-- 
Jamie Lawrence                                        jal@jal.org
You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with 
a smile and a gun.
   - Al Capone
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