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Rapidly-changing revision number (was: First-time user (Windows platform))

From: Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com>
Date: 2006-10-13 20:43:19 CEST

--On Friday, October 13, 2006 1:12 PM -0500 Ted Dennison
<dennison@ssd.fsi.com> wrote:

> Wasn't there recently an argument here for multiple repositories, on the
> basis that working with revisions can get annoying when the entire
> repository (and thus every "project" in it) gets a new revision every
> time something changes?

"Annoying"? That's hardly a good technical argument. (I realize you're
quoting a previous thread and that it's not your argument.)

The revision is not unlike a timestamp. Would one complain that every
check-in has a unique timestamp?

In other file-oriented systems, one checks out a previous snapshot of a
part of the database using a timestamp. In Subversion, one grabs that same
snapshot by revision number. I find the revision number more accurate and

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