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From Jochen Wiedmann <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r788761 - /commons/proper/email/tags/EMAIL_1_2/
Date Sat, 27 Jun 2009 21:55:31 GMT
On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 11:48 PM, sebb<> wrote:

> AIUI, the GA tag is created before the vote. If the vote fails, the
> tag has to be deleted and recreated for the next vote. I.e. the tag is
> not enough to identify the source of what was voted on.

I agree with you that *release* tags are important and should be kept. I
won't bother too much with tags that have been rejected.

> Whereas if one uses a tag with RCn in the name, one can create RC1,
> RC2, RC3 etc if the votes fail; whichever RCn succeeds can then be
> copied to the GA tag, which is therefore not changed once created.

And what prevents you to rename release => RC1, release => RC2, and
so on, unto a successful vote? (Not that I'd request that, but it sounds like
a good compromise.)


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