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No guaranteed, faithful audit trail is given by Google Docs. Logs are lost by Google because of (1) deleterious forced upgrades (2) forced space optimization (3) no downloadable backups preventing loss. Revisions Deleted by Upgrade: Google Docs' last official upgrade did not save, nor migrate, old Revision History to their new version, resulting in total ...


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So here's a crazy hack. If you create a new github account and make a bunch of gists, you can then convert that account into an Organization and the gists stay associated with the new Organization. Big caveat: you won't be able to create any new gists for that Organization. But you can edit existing ones. :-\


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If you want to be able to use the same share link you need to upload your new file as a new revision not a new file. Every time you upload a new file it will generate a new share link. However, if you upload a revision it will keep the same share link every time. To upload a new version of a file using the web interface: Log into your drive and find the ...


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Generally, all config data like passwords and database info will be kept in a config file. To keep private data safe, I usually: Create an example config file that is hosted with the project Provide documentation on modifying the example to be the actual config (rename the file, replace variables, etc.) Add the actual config file to .gitignore so that it ...


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Yes, totally. These small example shows a document shared with me on june 2nd; and I'm able to see all the previous edits (the document was created on june 1st)


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If the owner of repository B decides to delete that repository, users will not be able to successfully clone/checkout/build my repository anymore. If the dependent code "repo B" vanishes: All users will be able to successfully clone your repo. Existing users will probably have a copy of repo B locally and continue building just fine. Cloned repos do not ...


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This can now be accomplished via the Show edit history feature. Right-click on a cell and select "Show edit history". It will show you who made the edit, when it was made, and what changed. You can then go back and forward through cell edits.


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While it's easy to do for Google files, Google Drive's support documentation says in reference to non-Google files that Only the most recent versions of past documents will be saved, unless you click Keep forever. So you probably won't be able to get the old version for that file. The closest you can get for this type of file is looking at the i ("View ...


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I'll stick my neck out (yet!) again and say "No" - based on the deduction that if such existed then most of the many questions asking for a date stamp to be applied when a cell changes would not have been posted. However, that may be a "workaround" for you, ie take one of those scripts and apply it.


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You should use gdriveurl.com It takes the ID of file and process it once, giving you a permalink of the resource. When you update the file and try to reach the file with the same link, it will give you as result the same file as the ID is permanent. Here you can find more details about my answer.


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