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Re: Subversion Problem - How to save file modify time?

From: Jan Hendrik <list.jan.hendrik_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:27:11 +0200

Concerning Re: Subversion Problem - How to sav
Julian Foad wrote on 11 Jul 2008, 9:45, at least in part:

> This is a pretty well written answer to a Frequently Asked Question
> that doesn't seem to be in <faq.html>. Fancy putting it there?

Without the counter arguments it could be reduced to one single

This is not and will never be possible by design( and generally
considered an insane idea*).

Along with quite a number of others I have argued repeatedly for
preserving this timestamp in the past. I am still with SVN as the
limitations of other systems were more harming to the environment
and workflow here. Besides there is old saying: Don't look a gift
horse in the mouth.

* "All people who behave strangely are not insane ..." (Bringing Up
Baby, 1938)

Jan Hendrik

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