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From Marc Portier <>
Subject Re: [RT] Versions
Date Tue, 20 Apr 2004 13:40:14 GMT

Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

> Joerg Heinicke wrote:

<snip />

>>Now the confusion starts. IMO we should have clear 
>>version/repository matchings. 
> Yes, a clear matching is required. We would have the clear matching
> of "Any cocoon version >= 2.1 is in the cocoon-2.1 repository" :)


>>>Of course, if we follow this road, our repositories would 
>>have wrong 
>>>names, but this imho doesn't really matter and we could rename the
>>>cocoon-2.2 repository without any problems.
>>I don't agree. This naming issue really matters. It's IMO 
>>much more important than non-upgrades during project's 
>>lifetime. If we follow the proposal the above cries for a 
>>cocoon-2 repository (the current 2.1) to make this at least clear.
>>And each branch is moved into a new repository. 
> Now, actually, I didn't want to get into the "repository vs. branches
> and naming" discussions :) Ok, but we don't need to make a repository
> just because we change the version number. It only makes sense


> if we continue the development. We end up in to many repositories
> that are actually unused.
> I don't see any problem with branching a previous version if
> the need arises.

agree, we should learn the lesson of the repository names we gave, not 
let them prevent us from doing a proper release management

Marc Portier                  
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