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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: Module restructure
Date Mon, 30 May 2005 23:13:22 GMT

On May 30, 2005, at 3:59 PM, Bruce Snyder wrote:

> There most certainly is tagging in SVN. Albeit the concept of tagging
> in SVN is very different from CVS. The same is true for branches in
> SVN as well. SVN just makes copies of everything because the SVN
> developers made the assumption that disk space is cheap.

svn doesn't create duplicate data.  It simply creates a link in the  
new dir, saying that "this dir" is a copy of "that dir" using  
revision xxx.  The "copy" effectively uses 0 disk space.

> This doesn't
> mean that we can't continue to utilize tagging just the way we have
> with the mileston releases so far.

Exactly.  Also, you can still diff and merge from a tag/branch using  
svn.

-dain

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