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Re: new feature: localid (includes patch)

From: Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
Subject: Re: new feature: localid (includes patch)
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 16:48:48 +0200

From: "Derek R. Price" <derek.price@openavenue.com>

derek.price> wiz@danbala.ifoer.tuwien.ac.at wrote:
derek.price> > >Description:
derek.price> > Some projects want to have their own Id tag instead of 'Id',
derek.price> > cf. FreeBSD, NetBSD, or OpenBSD (which have $FreeBSD$, $NetBSD$, 
derek.price> > $OpenBSD$ resp. as their Id tags).
derek.price> Why?

Say I take ssh out of the OpenBSD, import it in my own repository and
make some changes.  Then I want to go back to the OpenBSD source,
perhaps to contribute it back to OpenBSD.  How will they know which
revisions of the source files I started from?

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