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Enhancement request: Unique file or directory id

From: Niels Andersen <nan_at_it.dk>
Date: 2005-05-15 14:51:16 CEST

Hi
 
I work for an organisation which likes to rename projects and products all
the time especially in mid life. Its also very common that a subproject is
moved to another major version.
 
I like to keep documentation like requirements, design and test documents in
the repository alongside the source code and copies of released build's.
 
So if I publish a link to a requirements document, this gets signed off but
the implementation of the project then gets postponed to a later release, I
break the link to the old document if I rename the path to the new name.
 
I would like a unique number to be attached to any file or directory in the
repository so that I can reference the item either using the current way or
using the shorthand with the UID.
 
When an item is branched/copied the new branch/copy should get a new number.
When renamed the the number should be retained.
 

Niels Andersen

37 Arnhem Wharf, 2 Arnhem Place

E14 3RU, London

UK

nan@it.dk

+44 20 7987 4087

+44 77 4618 3803

 

 
Received on Sun May 15 17:12:39 2005

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