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From David Blevins <>
Subject Re: Old branches (was: Old tags in Geornimo)
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2005 19:55:24 GMT

On Nov 2, 2005, at 11:19 AM, Bruce Snyder wrote:

> 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... ;-).

Awesome.  That's my preference as well, just didn't want to be  
inflexible and wasn't sure if you meant "therefore be moved" as in  
"svn move".

Can you +1 my proposal for clarity?


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