[darcs-users] announcing darcs 2.1.0pre3
Trent W. Buck
trentbuck at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 00:09:54 UTC 2008
Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 15:19:46 -0400, Max Battcher wrote:
>> meaningful when it shows up in .dpatch-es. For instance, "Patch-salt:"
>> would provide more information about what that field is and why the UI
>> hides it but it is contained in the patches.
+1, for the reasons Eric gives:
> Interesting thought. The code is designed to allow us to rename or
> add more ignorable fields in the future. Indeed "Patch salt" sounds
> more informative. Send a patch?
Also, RFC 822 specifies extension fields have names starting with "X-".
Perhaps a similar convention could be used here? That is, as separate
- by default, darcs suppresses X- fields in user output.
- darcs >>2.1 uses X-Patch-Salt internally to avoid <a problem>.
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