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RE: CVS Version CHange

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: RE: CVS Version CHange
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 14:10:54 -0500 (EST)

[ On Monday, December 1, 2003 at 10:18:19 (-0500), Jim.Hyslop wrote: ]
> Subject: RE: CVS Version CHange
> On the other hand, the developers may want to take the current state of the
> repository, and assign it a known starting point, such as 2.0. This is
> entirely reasonable.

No, it's not really.  It's a bad idea to change even the first number in
any RCS-Id when using CVS, even if done across a project.

RCS-Id numbers are for internal use _only_ in CVS.

> I strongly recommend that this be used *only* for the scenario I outlined -

I _strongly_ recommend that it _NEVER_ be done when using CVS.

There should be more detailed discussion about the issues in the archives.

                                                Greg A. Woods

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