[cvsnt] Why are user names containing dots stored within "@"s?

Markus.Gebhardt at etas.de Markus.Gebhardt at etas.de
Wed Jun 18 08:17:18 BST 2003

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Hi there,

when we introduced new CVS usernames with dots (derived from the email 
address), for example markus.gebhardt in my case,
I found that cvsnt stores these kind of names embraced with @ in the 
repositories *,v files, i.e.
1.1 date                2003.06.10 08.10.45     author @markus.gebhardt@ 
state  Exp;

Why that? "Standard" cvs doesn't do that.

The "@" before and after the author confuses CVSgraph (returns parse 
error), so I can't view revision graphs with ViewCVS .
Does anybody have a patch (for CVSgraph)? 

Mit freundlichen Grüßen / with regards

Markus Gebhardt

Borsigstrasse 14
D-70469 Stuttgart
Tel. +49 (0)711 89661 278
markus.gebhardt at etas.de

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