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

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Please don't use revision numbers on commit messages (and elsewhere).
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 22:04:53 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 17:35:58 +0200
>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> >> Anyone can setup a public repo anytime, anywhere. Let's think of a
>> >> long-lived feature branch of the type of lexbind or bidi
>> >
>> > The bidi branch was never alive for a long time.
>> bidi was mentioned as an example of a task suitable for a long lived
>> feature branch (and for working on a team, or at least publish the
>> branch and accept occasional contributions.) I was not implying that
>> bidi was actually managed that way.
> And I was trying to say that you won't find more than a very small
> number of examples of long-living (as opposed to long dead) branches.

Well, the Unicode branch was certainly one of the most impressively
long-lived branches.  Multitty had a non-trivial life-time as well, and
lexbind has been around for even longer than Unicode IIRC.

David Kastrup

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