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Re: Please don't use revision numbers on commit messages (and elsewhere)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Please don't use revision numbers on commit messages (and elsewhere).
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:36:55 +0300

> From: Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 10:38:26 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
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> () Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden>
> () Fri, 01 Apr 2011 02:20:26 +0200
>    It is actually informative, although it makes difficult to pinpoint the
>    mentioned revision or to answer the question "is the mentioned revision on
>    branch X?" which is automatic when you have a revision id.
> To dereference a DATE-TITLE pair to a VCS commit the VCS needs to be able to
> grep for DATE or TITLE or both in its (internal) commit log representation.
> It's an extra step, true, and might be difficult if the VCS is lame.

Our VCS isn't lame:

  bzr log -r date:2011-03-31,23:59:59..date:2011-04-01,23:59:59

> Likewise for localizing the commit to a branch.

  bzr log -c revno:12345:../mybranch

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