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From Jeff MAURY <jeffma...@jeffmaury.com>
Subject Re: Retire 0.20-append branch?
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 16:21:27 GMT
On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org> wrote:

> On 10/03/2011 02:50 PM, Todd Lipcon wrote:
> > 2) Move the branch itself into some kind of attic/ directory
>
> We might:
>  1. Let it lie, alongside other dead branches like branch-0.1, etc.
>  2. Create a directory for dead branches and move all of the dead
> branches there.
>  3. Remove all dead branches.
>
> I'd suggest we do (1) for now, and separately address the issue of dead
> branches.
>
> While removed branches are still retrievable they're harder to find and
> removing them doesn't save space.  So if we find that the branches
> directory is too cluttered then an archive directory might be useful.
> I've seen some other projects do that, while many don't seem to bother.
>
+1

>
> Doug
>



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