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Re: Revision number madness

From: Alexander Mueller <XelaRellum_at_web.de>
Date: 2003-12-03 05:37:25 CET

Tobias Ringström wrote:

> Jostein Chr. Andersen wrote:
>> Version 0.34.0 (released 3 December 2003, from revision r7859)
> It would be really nice if it said "from trunk revision r7859" for
> clarity. I mentioned this before, but it was probably lost in the
> noise. If adding "trunk" causes the line to be too long, it can be
> shortened to "from trunk rXXXX".
>> * Merge CHANGES and svn_version.h into branches/0.34.0 (r7894)
>> * Make the header in CHANGES say:
>> Version 0.34.0 (released 3 December 2003, from revision r7859)
>> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/tags/0.34.0 r7895
>> And commit before anybody else are doing something.
> I don't like this. Something is wrong if you have to guess the revision
> number for the next commit (or require everyone else to hold off their
> commits which just as bad). The whole point of using a tag is to
> identify the release. The revision number of the tag is 100% useless
> redundancy that can only confuse the users.
> /Tobias

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