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Re: I, too, miss tags.

From: Kent Borg <kentborg_at_borg.org>
Date: 2006-02-24 16:00:35 CET

On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 07:44:17PM -0800, Ron wrote:
> I agree. There is a lot I love about SVN over CVS (and VSS) but
> sometimes I just want simple tags. It is true that subversion's
> system can do everything tags can (and then some), but it's more
> cumbersome to use. I don't want to have to know the structure of
> the repository (/tags, /release, /trunk, etc, etc) just to snap a
> symbolic name on a revision to help my memory down the road.

Another former CVS users here, one who likes subversion but one who
also finds the lack of tags unnerving.

One thing I have is a tags.txt file (that I also keep in subversion),
and in it I keep notes. For some notable versions (e.g., "New feature
X is working, I think") I note the date and version number along with
a short comment.


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