[darcs-users] Re: Frustrations diffing against the last change to a file

Mark Stosberg mark at summersault.com
Thu Mar 31 17:00:17 UTC 2005


On 2005-03-31, Michael G Schwern <schwern at pobox.com> wrote:
>
> I mention it because, well... its the truth.  Its a lot easier to remember 
> and type in "3214" than "a TODO test which confirms that RT#266 is a 
> regression" or "Sat Mar 12 14:08:46 PST 2005".  

If you already have to remember that you working ticket #266, why do you
want to remember yet another number?

My sense is that it's difficult to "just know" 3214, in either case it's
probably a two step process: 

    1. Look up the revision
    2. Use it.

I'd much prefer to try to remember an existing ticket number, which I
would use several times over, or a some human text. 

    Mark






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