On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 10:40:15AM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> I don't have a need for it either - just iff we want to have a
> qualifier inside the braces we should at least use the type of VCS
> not only "Commit:".

OK, but note that there are drawbacks. For example if we go for
"(Git:af14e5)" that would be annoying, as parsing will depend on the
number of supported, or "known", VCS. That was a wrong design choice
of Vcs-* which I don't want to repeat.

Hence, if we really want a VCS tag it should be something easily
skipped over, e.g.: "(Commit:Git:af14e5)" where one can skip the tag
and look only at the ID if she wants so.

Frankly speaking though, this notation already looks too cumbersome to


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