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From Alex Huang <Alex.Hu...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: Removing TAGS
Date Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:36:02 GMT
Thanks Dave.  I think that makes it much clearer.  I'm +1 on it, especially given that it got
pushed in this year.  

--Alex

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Nalley [mailto:david@gnsa.us]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 4:00 AM
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Removing TAGS
> 
> This really isn't 'our' history though. Most of the tags Sebastien referred to
> came in on January 8th[1]. When we moved to the ASF, we removed the
> vast majority of tags and branches as they simply didn't have a lot of context
> here, and increased the already-bewildering confusion most people
> experienced.
> 
> [1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/cloudstack-
> commits/201401.mbox/%3caacd7ef5168d411ab6c71e382190f89b@git.apache
> .org%3e
> 
> --David
> 
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 2:48 AM, Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogland@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I am actually -1 on any history falsification or destruction. I have
> > no interest in this particular history but if citrix doesn't mind us
> > seeing it we should leave it as is.
> >
> > regads,
> > Daan
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 7:43 PM, Alex Huang <Alex.Huang@citrix.com>
> wrote:
> >> Sebastien,
> >>
> >> It's a -0 for me.  If it's important to do, sure.
> >>
> >> --Alex
> >>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: Sebastien Goasguen [mailto:runseb@gmail.com]
> >>> Sent: Monday, March 3, 2014 9:54 AM
> >>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> >>> Subject: Re: Removing TAGS
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Mar 3, 2014, at 12:19 PM, Alex Huang <Alex.Huang@citrix.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> > What does it achieve?  Tags don't cost anything.  The code came from
> Citrix.
> >>> Removing the TAGS is not going to take that away.
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>> That's true they don't cost a thing, but anyone looking at the tags
> >>> and not knowing the history will get confused between cloudstack and
> >>> cloudplaftorm and will get confused between version numbers.
> >>>
> >>> I actually think it's almost a case of branding and that we need to
> >>> protect the cloudstack brand. At the very least, if you want to keep
> >>> the tags we should rename them to avoid confusion.
> >>>
> >>> -sebastien
> >>>
> >>> > I like having git metadata in case I need to go find something
> >>> > really old or
> >>> understand where the code made its fork.  It doesn't happen often
> >>> but I do like having the information if I need it.
> >>> >
> >>> > --Alex
> >>> >
> >>> >> -----Original Message-----
> >>> >> From: David Nalley [mailto:david@gnsa.us]
> >>> >> Sent: Sunday, March 2, 2014 5:41 PM
> >>> >> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> >>> >> Subject: Re: Removing TAGS
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Please do - obviously retain anything that is tied to an ACS
> >>> >> release; but it's a version control system - delete tags boldly.
> >>> >> :)
> >>> >>
> >>> >>
> >>> >> --David
> >>> >>
> >>> >> On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 1:26 PM, Sebastien Goasguen
> >>> >> <runseb@gmail.com>
> >>> >> wrote:
> >>> >>> Hi,
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> When I look at the tags on git, there are a bunch of Citrix
specific
> tags.
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cloudstack.git;a=tags
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> Can we clean those up ?
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> I don't see why we need a TAG_CLOUDPLATFORM_2.2.15_GA2
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> -sebastien
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Daan

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