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Re: Git transition checklist

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Git transition checklist
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:25:36 +0200

> Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 16:26:00 -0500
> From: "Eric S. Raymond" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
> > > Huh? Emacs release don't happen so often, or with so little ceremony,
> > > that we can expect that step to get skipped once it becomes policy.
> > 
> > Policy or not, we had this kind of mistakes in the past (releases and
> > branches that did not get proper tags).  I see no reason why these
> > will not be repeated.
> Maybe not, but mussing a tag is also very easy to cirrect retroactively.

But until it is corrected, the revision descriptions based on tags lie
about where they are, unless you count the commits by hand to compare
them with.

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