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AFAIK the only way to change a comment on a past revision is using the admin command. This is only available to the Adminstrators isn't it ? Is there any other way to change past comments ? Or is there a different permission for this variant of admin ? Uncertainly, Richard. > -----Original Message----- > From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org > [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of Gerhard Fiedler > Sent: 28 March 2008 12:53 > To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > Subject: Re: [cvsnt] Comments > > Peter Crowther wrote: > > >> Is it possible to force end-users to insert comments when > they Commit > >> there files? > > > - Don't bother, because lazy developers will just enter > "AAA" or "Latest > > version" (and some will work out how to write the script > that does that > > for them automatically). You don't just want *comments*, you want > > *meaningful comments* - and they're hard to detect > automatically. User > > education is far more effective at getting meaningful > comments into the > > repository. A cricket bat would seem to be an appropriate user > > education tool... :-). > > Ah, the old cricket bat -- I almost forgot that one :) > > On a more serious note, code reviews that include commit > comment reviews > and making the developers understand that they have to go > back and update > the comments if they don't add them in the first place (which includes > making their projects leads understand that they have to make the > developers go back and update the comments and bug them until > they actually > did it) may be helpful, too. > > In short, you have to give it priority in the overall process -- up to > consequences for the job and payment in serious cases, just > like with other > forms of sloppy work. > > Gerhard > _______________________________________________ > cvsnt mailing list > cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs >