On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 06:39:34PM +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> Keyword expansions are generally bad because SCM tools should track
> _content_ - and keyword expansions _modify_ it to add metadata that is
> somewhat redundant, obtainable in other ways, and should just not be in
> the middle of the _data_. Those modifications lead to patches that have
> bogus hunks and sometimes don't apply, MD5/SHA1 checksums that don't
> match and a whole lot of uncertainty.

Then how do you tell what version a file is if it's outside of a
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