[Python-Dev] hg conversion: tags
solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Sep 27 18:36:35 CEST 2010
On Mon, 27 Sep 2010 12:25:17 -0400
Alexander Belopolsky <alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 11:28 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> > If so, then I say in hg, nuke the tags we don't care about and sanitize the
> > release tags to something that obvious and can't collide (e.g. r311 is 3.1.1
> > or 3.11? - yes despite Guido's Rule of Version Numbering). I'd personally be
> > fine using the hexversion or even "3.1.1" as the tag name.
> Apart from being ambiguous, rXYZ notation conflicts with the tracker
> autoformat rule that links rNNN to svn revision.
And also, given that many hg commands can be specified a tag name using
"-rXXX", having to write "-rr311" would be a bit awkward.
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