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RE: Question re: deleted tags

From: Christopher.Fouts
Subject: RE: Question re: deleted tags
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 11:04:09 -0500

I understand WHY now. Since val-tags is just a cache,
where is the "real" tags repository. Again in my last
post, I said I did NOT see the deleted tag in val-tags
anymore, and don't see a tag that should still be there.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Larry Jones [mailto:address@hidden 
>Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 5:56 PM
>To: Derek Price
>Cc: Fouts Christopher (IFNA MP DC); address@hidden
>Subject: Re: Question re: deleted tags
>Derek Price writes:
>> Since tag deletion is considered a relatively rare operation 
>(as well 
>> it
>> should be), no one has ever bother to write the code for the 
>> complete tag search that would be necessary to determine if 
>the tag is 
>> really completely gone and should really be deleted from val-tags.
>It's not necessary -- since val-tags is just a cache, it would 
>be safe to just delete it regardless.  Of course, the first 
>thing that needs to be done is to add some kind of locking for 
>the val-tags file since there isn't any right now and the more 
>we update it the better the chance of it getting corrupted by 
>simultaneous updates.
>-Larry Jones
>I'm so disappointed. -- Calvin

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