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Re: Recovering an MS Word document checked in with svn:keywords Id set, but without fixed length identifier

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-11-27 23:59:20 CET

"Erik Huelsmann" <ehuels@gmail.com> writes:
>> MS Word format is not a "plain text" format -- it is a binary format
>> that Subversion cannot parse (Subversion *can* parse plain text, which
>> is why svn:keywords is officially supported for plain text files).
> Karl, You're forgetting about our fixed-width keywords: $Id:: xxxxxxx $
> In theory, these should be compatible with Word, right?

Oops -- yup! Thanks for the reminder. (I haven't used the feature
myself, so I forgot it existed.)

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