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Re: Tags

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2006-06-29 16:24:43 CEST

On 29 Jun 2006 16:21:09 +0200, Lars Gullik Bjønnes <larsbj@gullik.net> wrote:
> "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@red-bean.com> writes:
>
> | On 6/28/06, hakon@ion.no <hakon@ion.no> wrote:
> | > I have searched the mailing list archives, and have found "tags"/"labels"
> | > to be a popular topic - this must be because many people believe
> | > Subversion is missing a simple tag feature.
> |
> | Yes, and the general consensus of the subversion developer community
> | is that this a small (but vocal!) minority, and that they are wrong in
> | thinking that 'svn cp trunk tags/version-1.0' isn't a "true tag".
>
> Which of course is just a copy and there is nothing in subversion
> itself that makes it immutable.

So what? I think you missed my point. Tags in CVS aren't immutable
either. In CVS, not only are tags changable, there's *no record* of
anyone changing them. CVS tags are *more* dangerous than Subversion
tags. So why do people want to imitate CVS?

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