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Re: Hoist by their own Petards

I would like to point out you don't always get the luxury of asking questions or suggesting that someone has asked for, or is about to do, something monumentally stupid...

I got hauled into a "meeting" to discuss the fact that I didn't want to change code in a repository[1] that we'd already shipped. It would have left us with two versions of code in the field with a single revision number. My management couldn't see a problem with this...


[1] Yes, SVN does allow this, although it requires some administrative effort.

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