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Re: Why $Id$ has Z - time? Configurable

From: Clemens Schwaighofer <cs_at_tequila.co.jp>
Date: 2005-02-08 02:47:48 CET

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On 02/08/2005 09:37 AM, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "Dale Worley" <dworley@pingtel.com> writes:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Clemens Schwaighofer [mailto:cs@tequila.co.jp]
>>$Id: index.php 273 2005-02-07 04:15:30Z gullevek $
>>$LastChangedDate: 2005-02-07 13:15:30 +0900 (Mon, 07 Feb 2005) $
>>I suspect the reason for the different formats is that they had slightly
>>different purposes: LastChangeDate was for the edification of human
>>readers, so it is presented in the time zone of the user creating the WC.
>>But I suspect Id is designed as an identifier or version-stamp to be built
>>into derived files, and so was designed to be independent of the particular
>>person exporting the file.
> That's sort of what I was thinking too.
> But Clemens, if you want to formally propose a change, mail the dev@
> list about it. (Be prepared for a long thread, though, with
> potentially no result -- sometimes it works out that way. I myself
> probably wouldn't participate, as I'm happy with both the status quo
> and either direction of change.)

Well I'll give it a try :) Can't hurt. I had to mail this twice to user,
to get noticed.

It's just that I would like to use $Id for some minor files instead of
Author, Rev, etc, but with Z I never know what time I edit the file on
the first sight.

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