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Re: Subversion tagging

From: Daniel Noll <daniel_at_nuix.com>
Date: 2007-01-23 04:40:20 CET

Byron Brummer wrote:
> Your model makes the assumption that anything checked in by
> a developer automatically "works" and thus anything else
> can be piled on top and keep going forward. In the real
> world even if the change *does* work *exactly* as everyone
> intended, there are a ton of other reasons it may need to
> get pulled back. The design team didn't like out it looked
> when they finally saw it, the legal department has an issue
> with it, some contract that was in the works failed to go
> through and it legally *can't* be put in production yet (or
> maybe ever, but ya don't know). Etc, etc.

Maybe it shouldn't have been checked in yet, if the relevant parties
hadn't approved it. What I would do in this contrived example is to
send the diff to the parties who need to approve it, and if it gets
through, then commit it.


Daniel Noll
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