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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1176967 - /commons/proper/io/tags/commons-io-2.1-RC1/
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:26:57 GMT
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 7:51 AM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Sep 28, 2011, at 10:53 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:31 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 28 September 2011 18:20, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 1:12 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>>> On 28 September 2011 18:08,  <ggregory@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>> Author: ggregory
>>>>>> Date: Wed Sep 28 17:08:45 2011
>>>>>> New Revision: 1176967
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>>>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1176967&view=rev
>>>>>> Log:
>>>>>> Remove tag, fixing POM and will retag for RC1
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>>>>> Please tag as RC2 instead; tags are supposed to be immutable.
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>>>> Even if a vote is never called?
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>>> Yes, it's easier to trace later.
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>>> Tags are very cheap to create; it's just not worth creating possible
>>> confusion by allowing them to be recreated in some circumstances.
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>> What confusion is there in recreating something that never really existed?
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>>  "Hello everyone, time to vote on RC67"
>>  "WHAT? Did I miss the earlier ones?"
>>  "No, I just screwed up a lot".
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>> I regularly tag and ditch.
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> Can't parse above.  Do you mean you regularly commit tags and then over-write them?
 I agree with Sebb that since they are cheap, there is no reason to "reuse"

Yup.

svn copy ...
build
<oops, didn't update version>
svn remove
svn copy
build
<oops, didn't update something else>
svn remove
svn copy
build
call vote

> And hey, when was the last time you looked at an RCn with n<3?  He he.

Exactly. This is merely a trick to lure me into looking at an RC
before it's ready.

Hen

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