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Re: naming conventions... "tag" versus "release"

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-02-14 13:27:00 CET

On 2/14/2006 7:18 AM, Gillis, Paul wrote:
> I was told by somebody that the names "trunk", "branch", and most
> importantly, "tag" have a special significance to SVN and that it's more
> than just a suggestion for naming conventions.
>
> I want to call my "tag" directory "release", because that's more
> descriptive of what the directory will contain. I was told that SNV
> would not treat my directory named "release" the same way it does a
> directory named "tag", even if I use the Branch/Tag command to create
> it. I can't find anything in the documentation to support that claim.
>
> Does anybody know anything further about this?

Whoever told you that was wrong. They are just naming conventions.

Duncan Murdoch

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