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Re: Space wasting

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2004-03-09 17:19:41 CET

On 2004-03-09 15:51:35 +0100, Andreas Kostyrka wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 03:46:30PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > 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 :)

Of course, but my point is that there are things that are read-only
in practice, and tags are an example. So, not keeping the text-base
for some files is something that can be useful for anyone.

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