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Re: Revisiting: Question about "labeling" fuctionality

From: Sean Laurent <sean_at_neuronfarm.com>
Date: 2005-01-18 19:19:39 CET

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On Tuesday 18 January 2005 11:21 am, Hugo Heden wrote:
> Ok. I guess the user community does not apply enough pressure on the
> developers here. Thanks for answering!
> Is the request illogical in some way? Should the
> "A-tag-is-nothing-but-a-copy"-model suffice in all cases? Or is the
> feature just very boring to implement?
> Yes, we are using textfiles (so far only manually edited, roughly one
> for each project document "package") for this labeling purpose.

Hi Hugo,
I'm replying off-list because I don't want to watch another flame war...

I don't think the problem is that the user community isn't applying enough
pressure... it's more that a very vocal portion of the community doesn't seem
to want labels.

Observe the "RE: Roadmap for 1.1" thread:

You will notice that very rapidly a few people jump in and claim either that
tags accomplish the same thing or that any such idea could/should be
implemented in a GUI instead.

Labels are definitely something I'm interested in, although I don't have time
myself to make such a significant change to Subversion. If you have any
suggestions on how to hold a more productive conversation on the mailing
list, I would love to hear them!

- -Sean
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