More on version management...

Keith Wansbrough Keith.Wansbrough at
Mon Mar 22 13:21:23 EST 2004

Shae writes:

> From what I've seen on the mailing list, $Id and friends aren't likely, because
> of the design of darcs.[3].
> [3]

This is fatal - I use $Id$ all the time.  We have some very large
specification documents that we control using CVS, and it is critical
when we read them that we know what version they are.  We do the LaTeX
equivalent of "set header to $Id$", and then all our documents are

Having the version anywhere else but in the document itself would be
wrong, because they could get out of sync.

(sorry for OT)

--KW 8-)

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