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Re: Release tags

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: Release tags
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2012 00:04:52 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (gnu/linux)

Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> writes:

> A tag is associated to a revision (actually, it is a name you give to a
> revision.) A revision can enter the history of any branch (via merge),
> therefore its associated tag(s) will appear on the logs of those
> branches.

No use of a tag that I have ever seen was for a revision. It was for the
state of the source tree at that point in time. Release tags especially.

If there are multiple Emacs 24.2 tags in the repository, how is one
supposed to know which is the real Emacs 24.2?

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