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Re: FW: [DESIGN] Aliases?

From: Lars Heineken <lars.heineken_at_diasemi.com>
Date: 2006-02-28 08:14:55 CET

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Greg Hudson [mailto:ghudson@MIT.EDU]
Gesendet: Montag, 27. Februar 2006 18:50
An: Gale, David
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org; dev@subversion.tigris.org
Betreff: RE: Re: FW: [DESIGN] Aliases?

On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 08:42 -0500, Gale, David wrote:
> > Tags are inherently different from branches, and ought to be treated
> > as such.

> Nah, a tag is just a branch which oughtn't change. All the operations
> which you might want to do on a tag, such as compare it to something
> else, you might want to do for a branch as well.

The fact that a tag is nothing but a left alone branch has saved me
several times. I made a relase version and forgot to add certain files
that should come with it. No big deal, I just added them and committed,
turning my "tag" into a "branch". That's intuitive and simple from my
point of view.



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