On Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:48:17 PM UTC+2, Magnus Therning wrote:
> I'd be very interested in hearing your use case for having that info
> in the file. I'd love to be convinced that all those other VCSs
> haven't wasted effort on implementing a rather useless feature :)
This is not my problem, but I'll bite :)
We have a live environment where we very often have to "hot deploy" single
files between releases. These small hot-deployments go mostly unmanaged, so
it's good to have these keywords in the files so we can quickly recognize
hot-fixes (has this file been patched on this server yet?) .
(based on a true story from SVN times)
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