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Re: I miss tags

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2004-09-27 22:49:47 CEST

On Sep 27, 2004, at 4:44 PM, Tom Mornini wrote:

> Yes, I agree 100% that it *might* be nice to have the ability to
> associate BUILD_xyz with a specific revision number. However, I
> do not believe for a moment that this capability, as useful as it
> may be, will reduce people's wishes for tags.
>
> A revision is the entire repository, after all. A tag (in CVS at
> least) could be the entire repository, pieces and parts, or even
> a single file.
>
> For this reason, I believe that many users who want tags will be
> disappointed with mnemonic for revision numbers.
>
> *I Think* that what people find uncomfortable about copies is
> that the ADDRESS or LOCATION changes. It's easier for people
> to relate to the same ADDRESS or LOCATION, at a particular time,
> or a particular subset, or even a particular branch.
>

But the revision combined with the address or location gives them the
same end result, right? Which is why I think that it just may address
the problem. It ends up not mattering at all that the revision is for
the whole repository. Although it would look like clutter in the logs
of other completely unrelated projects in the repository.

Scott

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