data file recommendation

Markus Kuhn Markus.Kuhn at
Fri Jul 28 16:37:55 UTC 2000

Martin Smoot wrote on 2000-07-28 15:39 UTC:
> I recommend adding the date of the change to the data files.  The africa
> data file for example only has the following at the top of the file:
> # @(#)africa	7.33
> The other data files also lack the date.

I recommend to use RCS for revision control, which is today the de-facto
standard, and supports even trendy ISO 8601 dates and UTC timestamps.


Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
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