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From Gordon Sim <g...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: "Attic" area in svn; any ideas? (was Re: [VOTE] Stop publishing release artefacts for unmaintained components (was Re: 0.10 release update - RC1 and status))
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:11:30 GMT
On 04/01/2011 03:10 PM, Robbie Gemmell wrote:
> By deleting, it becomes more of a pain for people to
> inspect the old code (which they may actually be using a version of even if
> we don't support it) or create patches against it etc should they want to
> without actually reviving the whole lot back to trunk. Things may never be
> truly deleted from the repo, but 'deleting' them does make it more of a pain
> to ever do anything with it again.

The code will still be available on release branches. So e.g. in this 
case the 0.8 release branch will have the 'last released' code for those 
components, and should be as easy to read as it would in an attic...

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