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Re: Removing rollback from VC mode - request for comment

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: Removing rollback from VC mode - request for comment
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:16:38 +0100
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>> "David" == David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

   > Uwe Brauer <address@hidden> writes:
   >> From a very practical point of view: I use RCS on most of my longer
   >> latex documents, as it happens (without going into details) sometimes,
   >> not very often but often enough, the coding is scrambled during a
   >> check-in making the LaTeX file completely useless.

   > And I thought nobody was using X-Symbol anymore.

I didn't mention x-symbol explicitly but you got me. :-D

   >> In that case I simply remove the last commit and I am back in business
   >> again. Removing this feature would be a deal breaker for me.

   > If you have one directory per document, Git tends to be a more flexible
   > solution. 

Some time ago I gave git+vc a try but then found it to complicated for
my purposes and was back with good old RCS.

   >  Admittedly, it is not all that good for keeping independent
   > files in the same directory versioned independently (sort of like a
   > glorified file backup). 

This is my situation.

   >  It would be an interesting exercise to teach
   > this modus operandi to Emacs/VC (basically, keep a separate .git style
   > directory for each file-gittified file and set the respective
   > environment variable or command line argument to it for VC operations).

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