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Re: Space wasting

From: Andreas Kostyrka <andreas_at_kostyrka.org>
Date: 2004-03-09 15:51:35 CET

On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 03:46:30PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2004-03-09 13:40:40 +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > [...] The point was to remove the text-bases when one doesn't need
> > them (or very rarely); in this case, communication protocols
> > wouldn't be slower (well, that would be the user's responsability to
> > choose between keeping or removing some text-bases, but if he knows
> > what he does, no problem).
>
> On <http://osdir.com/Article203.phtml>, I read the following:
>
> In Subversion, a tag is simply a branch that is read-only and
> never updated.
>
> So, this could apply to such branches. As they are read-only, a
> text-base isn't necessary.
But they are only read-only by human usage. Any tag can instantly become
a branch if you commit something unto it :)

Andreas

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