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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: format of svn:author
Date Thu, 05 Jan 2012 01:00:04 GMT
On 04.01.2012 19:42, Julian Foad wrote:
> DESIGN
>
>   The extended author fields are delivered through revision properties.  The values are
UTF-8 text.  These revision properties are readable but not writable by clients.
>
>   Three property names are initially designated  as "well known":
>
>     * prop name: "svn:author:authn-id"
>       purpose: authenticated user id
>       format: as used by Subversion's authentication (the default
>         value of svn:author)
>
>     * prop name: "svn:author:display-name"
>       purpose: display name
>       format: a single line (no line breaks), e.g. person's full
>         name or shortened name or nickname
>
>     * prop name: "svn:author:email"
>       purpose: email address
>       format: [TO BE SPECIFIED HERE]

At the /very/ least you have to define which of the properties must have
values that are unique within the given repository; what is the primary
key; and how to select the property to be shown in log, blame, and the like.

-- Brane


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