GSoC2007 work

Blair Zajac blair at
Mon Jun 4 19:25:29 PDT 2007

Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
> On Jun 1, 2007, at 12:09 PM, Anant Narayanan wrote:
>> Please do keep in mind that the students are required to submit a URL
>> and possibly even upload code that they have authored during the summer
>> to at the end of the term. Committing directly to trunk
>> poses a practical problem as it will be difficult for the students to
>> distinctly show their work for audit.
> I don't think that's true with Subversion.   It's more than possible to 
> demonstrate the changes between tags or cite specific changes by URL. 
>  Branches don't even really exist in subversion as far as that's 
> concerned, they're just another type of tag.

Actually, it's better to think about tags as a type of branch where you 
agree not to make commits on the tag after you create it.


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