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Re: How to define a keyword similar to "id" but without author?

From: Vincent Starre <vstarre_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-03-13 20:45:54 CET

I seem to recall a thread or issue which discussed this in detail. Look
on subversion.tigris.org for more details. ( I dont remember anything
other than the fact of "this was discussed")

John Calcote wrote:

>Sorry to hijack this thread - I hope I don't do any damage to the
>original question, but I'd like to add a comment along the same lines:
>
>Subversion has been very well designed - it makes good use of concept
>and code reuse. It would be nice if a more generic mechanism were
>provided to manage keyword replacement. Such a mechanism might make use
>of properties to define replacement templates. Then repositories could
>define their own keywords for replacement with common information.
>
>On my team, we have used CVS in the past to manage projects where the
>developers stored their change log entries for modified files at the top
>of the files themselves. Because of the way SVN manages revisions as
>directory changes, not file changes, I see that this would be difficult
>to implement, but it would be nice to have the ability to define your
>own keyword replacement semantics.
>
>John
>
>-----
>John Calcote (jcalcote@novell.com)
>Sr. Software Engineeer
>Novell, Inc.
>
>
>
>
>>>>"Zsolt" <zkoppanylist@intland.com> 3/13/2006 12:06:06 pm >>>
>>>>
>>>>
>Hi,
>
>I would like to define a new keyword that should be nearly the same
>like
>"id" but is shouldn't contain the author.
>
>I also want to use "id" as keyword thus this is not an option to
>modify
>"id".
>
>Additionally I would like to add that property to all *.jsp files.
>
>How can I do these things?
>
>Zsolt
>
>
>
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