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Re: Unclear: CVS and Subversion repository difference.

From: Saulius Grazulis <grazulis_at_akl.lt>
Date: 2005-06-18 14:17:19 CEST

On Friday 17 June 2005 21:54, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> "I have revision 1200 of the svn client!"  
> Revision 1200 of what branch or path?  Do you have (r1200, /trunk)?  
> Or perhaps (r1200, /branches/1.2.x)?  Those are two completely  
> different things.  If somebody asks me, "so, does that mean I have  
> the bug fixed by r1153?", there's no way for me to know.

Probably thats why many Suvversion users (including me) would like to be able
to assign symbolic names to revisions (VER-1.2.3 == r12345) and maybe spare
the tags/ directory ;). And branches would be, well, branches -- some
independent (maybe very experimental) development of the project.

Saulius Gražulis
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