[tz] technical details for today's code and data release

Petr Machata pmachata at redhat.com
Mon Jul 23 11:35:03 UTC 2012

Derick Rethans <tz at derickrethans.nl> writes:

> On Sun, 22 Jul 2012, John Hawkinson wrote:
>> > But it seems to indicate that we should go with two-faceted tags
>> > (tz_codeX_dataY), to make this clear.
>> I'd disagree.
>> That would mean that to check out codeX, you would need to enumerate
>> the list of tags to determine a matchign dataY.
>> t
>> Better, I think, to have a codeX tag and a dataY tag and suffer the
>> fact that a checkout of one will give you a
>> close-but-potentially-unexpected other.
> Exactly. However, we could always add the tz_codeX_dataY as *well* of 
> course... tags are cheap!

Please don't.  Cheap is fine, but there's also visual clutter in gitk.

I'm in favor of separated tags as well, btw.  It may not fit the reality
of the underlying source, but those two-headed tags seem convoluted.


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