Re: Subversion-style incrementing revision numbers

From: Petr Baudis <>
Date: 2006-09-21 04:22:03
Dear diary, on Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 07:28:45PM CEST, I got a letter
where Robin Rosenberg <> said that...
> Typing those numbers is really insane, so the idea never occurred to me. Most 
> environments have simple methods to copy and paste strings using a clipboard,
> even in a console. So typically you can left-doubleclick on a string and paste 
> with the middle button in *nix like systems (right button in cygwin/windows 
> command line).

  ...which is certainly appealing for the Plan9 fans, but I'm not so
excited from having to grab my mouse all the time. :-) That said, typing
just the few leading digits is not really that painful.

				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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