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De: Antoine Pitrou <solipsis(a)pitrou.net>
À: Alexander Belopolsky <alexander.belopolsky(a)gmail.com>
Sujet: Re: [python-committers] History lost in svn to hg conversion
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 19:58:50 +0200
> When I committed Lib/datetime.py to svn, I made sure that it was done
> in a way that preserved the history of that file going back to 2002.
Can you be more precise? How did you do that?
> However, hg log of this file starts with my commit about a year ago.
> Is it possible to re-add the old history?
We cannot "add" any past history in any case.
> The history of datetime.py
> is very helpful for understanding various design decisions implemented
> in that module.
I would advise to document design decisions in source code comments or
in a separate file. Having to dig in VCS logs, or read many tracker
entries, is IMO too tedious.