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RE: RE: I, too, miss tags.

From: Rob van Oostrum <rob.vanoostrum_at_blastradius.com>
Date: 2006-02-27 20:45:50 CET

> From a purely philosophical perspective, what Subversion philosophy
> this violate?

The one that says tags only exist by convention as copies of a
branch/trunk/tag that you're not supposed to commit to. Whether this is
actually enforced by virtue of a hook script or limiting write access to
tags to a select group of people is entirely beside the point.

> It's version control not religion. Let's save that for vi vs. emacs
> forever! :P )

It's a free web, it can be my religion if I want it to be! ;-)

> > [snip]
> >Using the "tags" directory method, what stops a completely unrelated
> >source tree from being copied to the tags directory of some project?

Vigilance, competence, and a credible threat of bodily harm ;)

Seriously though, what harm would it do if a mistake like this occurred?
It's nothing you can't undo.


Rob "at 6'5" 240lbs developers fear me, and that works for me" van O.

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