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Re: Tags and branches are NOT the same

From: Danny van Heumen <danny.vanheumen_at_hccnet.nl>
Date: 2006-03-20 23:15:37 CET

John Calcote wrote:
> I'm sorry Jim - I wasn't clear here. I didn't mean that the
> implementation wasn't light-weight in Subversion. You guys are wizards
> in that respect :) I only meant that from the user perspective, it
> should appear to be a simpler thing. But as I stated in an earlier
> response, tags are important enough, that they deserve to be treated as
> a first-class concept.

I'm a short term user of SVN and CVS and I found that it was easier to
understand SVN than CVS, because SVN has less different concepts I
needed to grasp. But okay... that's my experience.

Not trying to flame anyone, but I've got the feeling that this
discussion is going straight to nowhere :-P

Is it possible to just gather some different situations where and how
(CVS) tags are used.

If we can at least get (all) the different situations clear, than it's
possible to discuss how to solve them with SVN and that will make it
much clearer what SVN lacks in possibilities.

And... those who aren't familiar with an situation and approach can
learn from it.


PS: If you think my comments are useless and I'm annoying you, PLZ!!!
tell me and I'll stop :-).

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Received on Mon Mar 20 23:10:56 2006

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