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

Derick Rethans tz at derickrethans.nl
Wed Jul 25 15:21:58 UTC 2012

On Wed, 25 Jul 2012, Paul Eggert wrote:

> On 07/20/2012 10:45 AM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > I would tend to use
> > tzcode/AAAAb and tzdata/CCCCd for the tags.
> What is the advantage of using a slash in the tags?  Sorry, I don't
> know the details of tagging in git; I tend to not use tags myself.

Tags are just freeform descriptors, and have no real special meaning.

> This would also suggest that we have just one set of tags in the
> repository, tz/2012e or tz2012e say, depending on whether that
> slash is helpful.

The / has no advantage in this case. It would say that it would just 
make it more annoying to deal with f.e. in case you want to use a 
directory for each tag (with / being the directory separator).


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