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Re: the obliterate discussion - why dumpfiltering is no valid workaround

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-07-21 00:05:49 CEST

Les Mikesell <lesmikesell@gmail.com> writes:
> I took it the other way. Financial transactions need a real audit
> trail so there's a good argument for saying that mistakes and their
> corrections should be tracked forever. But that situation doesn't
> have much in common with an open-ended storage system like subversion
> where what goes/stays should be entirely based on local policy and not
> forced by technical difficulty.

Oh, true.

But there are situations where one does want real obliterate: many
corporations need the ability to remove a document from version
control completely because they were never supposed to have had it in
the first place (i.e., legal concerns).


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