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From Bruce Snyder <>
Subject Re: Old branches (was: Old tags in Geornimo)
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2005 19:19:53 GMT
On 11/2/05, David Blevins <> wrote:

> Guys, you are totally agreeing.  To paraphrase Dain, "It should be
> fine to create a branch from a tag, forget CVS dogma."  To paraphrase
> Bruce, "If we need to updated a tag, move it to the branches dir at
> that point, so it's not a tag anymore."

I think we're in agreement as well.

> And my thoughts are the same as well, "If we need to update a tag for
> some unknow reason in the future, let's move it (or copy it with a
> new name) to the branches directory at that point."

One minor clarification. IMO, tags should remain intact forever.
Therefore a tag should be copied to the branches dir, not moved. But I
digress... ;-).

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