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On Oct 2, 2008, at 4:25 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
You always create a branch for the release (subversion doesn't make
any distinction between a tag and a branch anyhow, so you might as well
just make a branch).
I don't think the tag should be edited (there are a few that were, and that's unfortunate already). For example, conversion to bzr will conclude it's a bazaar branch, not a tag.
Version control systems are built to avoid precisely the situation
which is being discussed here - we should take advantage of that.
I would leave that up to the release manager.
Imposing a freeze simplifies the release process, so I would like to