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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] What are version numbers?

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] What are version numbers?
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 16:17:54 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Denys Duchier <address@hidden>

    > Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:

    > > We'll see.   Personally, I've _already_ found considerable value in
    > > branch labels in version ids when I start working with someone's
    > > archive who has asked me to merge in some changes.

    > "branch labels in version ids"???  I am not sure how to interpret
    > that.  

Er..... "branch labels [and!] version ids".  Sorry.

    > Naming branches is of course emminently useful.  It's the
    > additional level of hierarchy 

Don't think of it as a hierarchy.   That's how stuff is stored, sure
-- but think of it as a two-dimensional space.

    > Why not make it just part of the branch name?  

So that, for example, I can browse using wildcarding of either the
branch or version.


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