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From: Thomas Witt (witt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-01 12:20:32

On Sunday 01 September 2002 17:50, Beman Dawes wrote:
> At 03:48 PM 8/31/2002, Jeff Garland wrote:
> >> Since there is this tag, do you think it is OK to continue to make
> >> modifications on HEAD ?
> But changes to interfaces, adding or removing features, and larger changes
> of almost any kind are really confusing to reviewers and should be avoided.

Agreed, but I think the original question dealt with a different problem. The
question as I understand it is : "Is it ok to provide a stable (review)
version by only providing a tag". Personally I have not made up my mind yet.
This certainly makes it harder to get at the reviewed library. Yes, it is not
that hard but it is another problem to deal with (read another manual to

What about a tag is ok as long as an archive(zip) is provided in the files


Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Witt
Institut fuer Verkehrswesen, Eisenbahnbau und -betrieb, Universitaet Hannover
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