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Re: deleting rcs keywords from emacs sources

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: deleting rcs keywords from emacs sources
Date: 23 Mar 2004 10:14:57 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Can we either stick to the subject (i.e. removing $Id$) or at least change
the subject line, please?


>>>>> "Juanma" == Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, 23 Mar 2004 09:35:20 -0500
> Miles Bader <address@hidden> wrote:

>> I think the main point is that `centralized' is the easy case, and arch can
>> do that too. If people want centralized, that's no problem -- but the
>> additional freedom of painless distributed development is a _significant_
>> advantage to arch.

> Yeah, I understand that. My point, OTOH, is that Emacs developers
> probably don't want or need an additional freedom they're not going to
> use, if the cost is a less stable, less well maintained or more complex
> tool.

> Of course, I'm not trying to speak on behalf of the Emacs developers
> here, it's just a feeling. But, as the issue of enhancement value vs.
> ease of maintaining is weighted once and again with respect to new
> features and functionality, the same parameters can be applied to the
> choosing of a VC tool. I'm *sure* there are lots of projects for which
> arch is the right (or best) tool, much better than Subversion. I simply
> don't see why should it be the case for Emacs.

>> [Perhaps this is not something that's entirely obvious if you've not used it
>> before, but it's wonderfully liberating.]

> I can well imagine it, and I'm looking forward to giving a fair try to arch,
> when it is well supported on Windows and for the right projects.

>                                                                 Juanma

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