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Re: RCS: (vc-next-action 1) only New Backend

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: RCS: (vc-next-action 1) only New Backend
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:30:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13001 (Ma Gnus v0.10) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

   > Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

   > Entirely possible that this is what I remembered.  However, the
   > responsible commit turns out to be a good match to my vague recollection
   > regarding content, commit message, date and author:

   > commit 2f4f92007956983e6f5cb5136a57ddaa0cd9428e
   > Author: Eric S. Raymond <address@hidden>
   > Date:   Mon Dec 1 06:23:10 2014 -0500

   >     VC API simplification: remove ability to set initial revision.
   >     This hasn't made any sense since RCS, and was a dumb stunt then.
   >     * vc/vc.el and all backends: API simplification; init-revision is
   >     gone, and vc-registered functions no longer take an initial-revision
   >     argument.

   > and so my comments regarding the likely reaction to a wish for
   > resurrection of that feature are probably not wide off the mark.

So an ignorant question. Is it easily possible to obtain the vc versions
prior to Eric surgery? At least that seems to be a better solution than
trying to use Xemacs vc version from 2007.

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