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    SubjectRe: linux-2.5.4-pre1 - bitkeeper testing
    Steven Cole wrote:

    >
    >Quoting from "VMS General User's Manual", section 2.1.1 Filenames, Types,
    >and Versions, "You can control the number of versions of a file by specifying
    >the /VERSION_LIMIT qualifier to the DCL commands CREATE/DIRECTORY, SET DIRECTORY,
    >and SET FILE."
    >
    >It has been a while (about 12 years), but IIRC, you could set /VERSION_LIMIT=1 and
    >effectively get rid of the annoying versions. But some people, the Aunt Tillie
    >types, were always tripping over their shoelaces and unintentially deleting files.
    >For those people, the version feature probably seemed a blessing rather than a
    >curse.
    >
    >Steven
    >
    >
    So with every command to create a directory you had to add an extra
    parameter specifying that you didn't want extra versions or else you got
    them?

    Hans

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