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

From: Roel Harbers <roel_at_roelharbers.com>
Date: 2006-02-14 13:36:35 CET

Phil Endecott wrote:
> "Gillis, Paul" <pgillis@insight-tek.com> 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.
>
> You were told wrong. The "special significance" is only a convention.
> (Unless you are using a front-end that I don't know about that constrains things; I only know about the command-line interface.)

I think TortoiseSVN (windows explorer extension for subversion) gives
you a warning before commiting to a "tag" directory, but that's about it.

Regards

Roel Harbers

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