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RE: Unix philosophy under the gun?

From: Noel L Yap
Subject: RE: Unix philosophy under the gun?
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 10:05:13 -0400

>Likewise, we end up resorting to Perl scripts for the most basic
>reporting, the equivalent of an "ls" command. Because the CVS
>repository is versioned, an "ls" would have to support switches
>for selecting on tag or whatever, but the concept is the same.
>If I put something somewhere, I should be able to very trivially
>verify that it got there and see what else is in there. Then I
>can pipe the output into something else at the command line.
>Now THAT is very UNIX.

The Unixey thing to do would be to have a file system that supports versioning.
Take a look at  Such a thing would
provide the most transparency to users.



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