If there is a date on your beans, it is the manufacturer's recommendation for best quality - not safety.
Because of their relatively low cost, low fat, low cholesterol and low maintenance - balanced with high protein, high fiber, high vitamins and high versatility - beans are a great addition to any meal. When properly stored, the shelf life of beans past their best before date is approximately...
Of course, all foods last for a shorter period of time if they are not stored properly.
Dried beans are listed as indefinite, but they will begin to lose their moisture after 1-2 years in the pantry.
Fortunately, the typical Subversion workflow doesn't often demand that you supply arbitrary revisions to the Subversion operations you perform.
For operations that require a revision specifier, you generally supply a revision number that you saw in a commit email, in the output of some other Subversion operation, or in some other context that would give meaning to that particular number.
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