[issue1200] fixed length keywords

Christian Ebert blacktrash at gmx.net
Wed Jun 25 09:21:48 CDT 2008

* bandrack on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 11:35:09 -0000
> It seems that fixed length keywords (e.g. $Author::            $:) as in svn are
> not supported.

Indeed. Only text files.

> But these are very useful, since one can do keyword substitution
> in some binaries (e.g. in *.doc files)
> see
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn-book.html#svn.advanced.props.special.keywords

Have you seen the big red warning sign? ;)

> Are they still to come?

Personally, no, I don't intend to implement this.


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