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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Use of SVN variable $Date$ - do we need it?
Date Mon, 27 Jul 2009 15:46:32 GMT
On 27/07/2009, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> The files I have looked at have $Id: in them. This contains the latest
> revision number, the date and the committer id. From time to time I find
> this to be informative. I would prefer this over $Date or $HeadURL.

$Id is fine, because it uses UTC rather than local time.

>  Ralph
>
>
>  On Jul 27, 2009, at 8:22 AM, sebb wrote:
>
>
> > On 27/07/2009, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > sebb wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > The SVN variable $Date shows the date of last update. Unfortunately
> > > > this is expressed in local time, which makes comparing tags with
> > > > source archives a bit tedious.
> > > >
> > > > Do we really need this variable?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > I like having this info in the file, since it saves a step looking at
> the
> > > repo to tell when the file was last modified. Like Emmanuel,  when I
> look at
> > > it I am always just looking for the date, so it makes no difference to
> me
> > > that it is expressed in local time.
> > >
> >
> > Indeed, but what use is the latest update date, without knowing what
> > was changed?
> >
> >
> > >
> > > > I would have thought that $Revision was enough to identify the file.
> > > >
> > > > Similarly, $HeadURL may vary:   http[s]://svn[.eu].apache.org/
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > I don't see the value of this one.
> > >
> > > Phil
> > >
> > >
> > > > I don't think it adds much value.
> > > >
> > > > Thoughts?
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
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