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Re: Subversion history: Why was/is tagging/branching implemented as copy?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-04 04:51:09 CET

On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 21:43, Brian Huddleston wrote:

> We *like* the tag semantic of a read-only snapshot of history, have build
> and development processes that rely on that semantic and would like that
> semantic to be enforced by something other than social convention. :-)

So enforce it with an authorization system. Either use a pre-commit
hook script, or mod_auth_svn, or svnserve's authz system. Allow people
to create top-level directories in '/tags/', but not do any other write
commands in there.

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