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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-22 11:20:28

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve M. Robbins" <steven.robbins_at_[hidden]>

> Sure, I can see the logic of this. However, it is just a little
> clumsy to use CVS in this way, IMHO. CVS is better suited to
> selecting the head of a branch as the release, rather than individual
> files tagged in it.

Yep, I understand that.

> As you noted, you could opt to branch the release rather than the new
> work. Alternatively, those eager-beavers can continue to work away in
> their local sandbox and just refrain from committing any of their new
> code until after the freeze. One really only needs to commit to CVS
> when the code needs to be shared with others.

That's the problem with the "local sandbox" model: it inhibits
collaboration, which is the lifeblood of our work at Boost.


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