[development] new CVS branch/tag conventions (was Re: tagadelic 'backport' for 4.7)

Rob Barreca rob at electronicinsight.com
Thu Oct 5 00:12:25 UTC 2006

Khalid B wrote:
>> 1) "DRUPAL-4-7--1" and "DRUPAL-4-7--1-0"
>> 2) "DRUPAL-4-7-V-1" and "DRUPAL-4-7-V-1-0"
>> 3) "DRUPAL-4-7-R-1" and "DRUPAL-4-7-R-1-0"
>> 4) "DRUPAL-4-7-REV-1" and "DRUPAL-4-7-REV-1-0"
>> 5) "DRUPAL-4-7_1" and "DRUPAL-4-7_1-0"  (just for comparison, this isn't
>> a contender)
> I think #4 is the least ambiguous. the -- is the most concise, but I 
> am afraid
> it would not be obvious to new Drupal users, or non-technical users.
I agree with Khalid here that #4 is the most descriptive. I think having 
clear CVS tags/branch names is great for new devs as a lot of projects 
are pretty sloppy with that.

That being said, I'm totally fine with any of those as it's not that big 
of a deal. Just my 2 cents.


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