[Python-Dev] hg conversion: tags

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Thu Sep 30 07:20:57 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 15:15, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> I don't know how hg manages this, but can't we preserve the tag
>> information of the tags that you've scheduled to be removed
>> in some place that can easily be pulled in but doesn't
>> affect the main repo size ?
> Most certainly, and this is the plan already: we will keep the
> subversion repository data "forever".
> If you want the CVS repository from the day when it was converted
> to subversion, you can still get it from
> http://svn.python.org/snapshots/python-cvsroot-final.tar.bz2
> (Created 27-Oct-2005 04:34, FWIW, so we are close to 5 years
> into subversion usage. Given that the "public" usage of the CVS
> started in 2000, we should start to look into the hg successor
> around 2013, for a switchover in Oktober 2015 :-).

Just so people know, I am *not* leading that charge.

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