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Re: Status of meta-data-versioning (mod time)?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-07-11 15:50:29 CEST

On 11.07.2005, at 15:21, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Jul 11, 2005, at 5:47 AM, Oliver Betz wrote:
>
>> In their world, every project seems to be started under version
>> control. Well, that's not the real world.
>
> Not true at all. Rather, we expect that 90% of the time, projects
> will be 'svn import'ed into subversion.
>
> Once the project is in subversion's repository, tell me why you
> still care about the original timestamps. I'd like to know. The
> answer I always hear is, "I have a whole bunch of scripts that
> depend on timestamps to perform copy synchronizations!"... to which
> I'm not sympathetic.

How about "I'd like to know, before I imported this into Subversion,
when the last time was that I edited some file."

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