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Re: history of the tags (was: hitory of the tags)

From: Mike Sutton
Subject: Re: history of the tags (was: hitory of the tags)
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2000 08:21:44 -0500
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On 12/02/00 15:40:16, James Youngman wrote:
> address@hidden (Larry Jones) writes:
> > I think it's better to leave the history stuff alone and let the few
> > people who care about recording tag information use taginfo to do it.
> I strongly disagree.  We have to use external files to support the
> manual entering of data (who, when, what for, IDs of fixed bugs,
> recipient of release) that could be captured at "cvs tag" time.
> I would ideally like also to be able to restict how tags can be used
> (e.g. tags of a certain format can be used only in a certain way -- in
> my case, only on the top-level module and not directly on the modules
> it includes).

Restricting and verifing tags is what the purpose of taginfo is.   So
you second argument contridicts your first.  taginfo can verify your
tags and log them.

Mike Sutton                      | public class
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