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Subject: Re: [boost] Losing history (Was: [git] Boost.Build location_
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-29 15:21:08

on Fri Dec 28 2012, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> On 28.12.2012 06:27, Daniel Pfeifer wrote:
>>> >(**) Some Subversion concepts, such as properties, simply don't
>>> > translate to Git, which is another reason to keep the original SVN
>>> > repo archived somewhere.
>>> >
>>>> >>Version control is used for software development for a good
>>>> >>reason. Not do I find it acceptable to impose history conversion task
>>>> >>on every individual developer.
>>> >
>>> >Fortunately,*that* was never in the plan. I hope the above makes that
>>> >clear.
>> If Rene suggests to convert Boost.Build's history manually, I don't
>> see a reason to interfere.
> I would much rather such conversion is done by whomever is pushing for git conversion, rather
> that putting this on Rene's plate.

I agree. If there's consensus for synthesizing a "modularized past,"
we'll do it for everyone.

Dave Abrahams
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