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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: Naming of trunk and feature branches
Date Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:13:15 GMT
Am 07/01/2011 04:56 PM, schrieb Alexandro Colorado:
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Marcus (OOo)<>  wrote:
>> Am 06/30/2011 04:03 AM, schrieb Alexandro Colorado:
>>   On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 8:33 AM, Marcus (OOo)<>
>>>   wrote:
>>>   Sorry, it seems I wasn't clear enough.
>>>> I don't think about how to name directories and files in the SVN repo
>>>> itself. Sure we can stick with the schema like it is done in other
>>>> projects.
>>>> It's more a general thing how to present trunk and branches to the
>>>> outside.
>>>> E.g., when we release bits we have to make clear into which direction
>>>> they
>>>> point. It's a difference if we use a name like "branch 3.4.x" or tell the
>>>> people it's "OOO 3.4.0" or maybe "AOOO 3.4.0".
>>>> So, I don't think that a trailing 0 is not ? when it is the 3.4.0
>>>> release.
>>>> And the OOO is still necessary to show it's from our project. Of course
>>>> it
>>>> could be "AOOO" or whatever we will agree to.
>>>> How to name the release files is another thing. There should be a clear
>>>> structure to keep it simple and straight for scripts. But this is a topic
>>>> for later.
>>>> I hope it's more clear now. ;-)
>>> My bad also misconstruct the naming conversation. Well we used to have
>>> different branches each with a name OOODEV was for the always development
>>> branch and OOO for the actual release branches.
>> I don't remember OOODEV as a name somewhere.
>>   So usually they got rid of the dots for clarity, and added a m for
>>> milestone:
>>> and DEV:
>> I'm sorry but I don't understand what you want to express with the both
>> links. Please can you describe it in other words?
> I am pointing you to the naming of the branches and their dinamics. Isn't
> that what you were addressing at first? Not sure what you mean by not

Yes, that's right.

> remembering OOODEV as a name, after you saw the link with the OOODEV branch.

There is no OOODEV on the webpage. It's speaking about DEV and OOO 


>>   Am 06/29/2011 03:03 PM, schrieb Greg Stein:
>>>>   On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 08:09, Marcus (OOo)<>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>   With the discussions about the master and feature branches, the
>>>>>> following
>>>>>> question comes to my mind.
>>>>>> What about this naming schema for master and feature branches? *)
>>>>>> In the past we had the following:
>>>>>> DEV300 = master/trunk/head
>>>>>> This will never lead to a release
>>>>> We're using Subversion, and nearly every svn repository across the
>>>>> planet names this "trunk". Unless there is a specific reason to vary
>>>>> from that, I don't see why we'd want to name the directory "DEV300".
>>>>>   OOO340 = branch
>>>>>> Branched from a specific DEV300 milestone to stablize the code when
>>>>>> coming
>>>>>> closer to a specific release (here: OOo 3.4)
>>>>> Branches can be named whatever we'd like. My own preference would be
>>>>> to call this: /branches/3.4.x
>>>>> The "OOO" is awfully redundant, and the last digit ("0") doesn't make
>>>>> sense since we would be releasing patches from the branch such as
>>>>> 3.4.1. The "3.4.x" naming is used by many products, and it has worked
>>>>> out very well.

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