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Re: Wins1.2 tag problems - Why not allow period?

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Wins1.2 tag problems - Why not allow period?
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 14:05:12 -0400

Chris Cameron wrote:

> I investigated this same issue a year or two ago.  I can't remember all the
> details, but it is to do with the way that tags and revisions are detected.
> The . is a revision separator and there were potential "gotcha's" with using
> a . in a tag as well.  It took me a while to get straight in my head why
> this was a BAD IDEA, but eventually came to the conclusion that it was.
> There may well have been a discussion here about this issue if you search
> the archives.

Besides which, there's a neat patch from Stephen Cameron which hasn't been
adopted yet for lack of testing and discussion, but it uses `.' to add
modifiers to tags.  tag.origin, .trunk, etc.


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