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Re: tags vs. branches

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-09-09 17:01:56 CEST

Alexander Mueller <alex@littleblue.de> writes:

> Well. The discussion of the differences between tags and branches has
> been discussed a couple of times in the mailing lists.
> The main difference appears to be the "final" status: branches are
> a line of development while tags are markers to a single revision.
> Different possibility haven been discussed how to get tag functionality.
> Just one example:
> set up a pre-commit hook that forbids comming to an already
> existing tag
> But how about this:
> - introduce a new property svn:final. If this is true/1 then no
> changes can be commit to the files that have this property set

No thanks. If we start down this road of doing access control via
properties, we should go ahead and invest the effort into making a
fully functional access control system. No half-hearted hacks,

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