[sword-devel] Missing svn tags for 1.6.0RC1 and RC2 releases?

Eeli Kaikkonen eekaikko at mail.student.oulu.fi
Fri Apr 24 21:53:22 MST 2009

Jonathan Marsden wrote:
> Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>> No, we don't tag RCs  They are not releases, but release candidates :)
>> We could.  Tags are cheap, but why?

> (3) An alpha release is a release.  A beta release is a release.  And an
> rc release is a release, too -- and a candidate to become an official
> final "golden" release, unless unexpected problems are found in it.

> Not entirely incidentally, here's an example from within your own user
> community:
>   svn list https://bibletime.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/bibletime/tags

Though BibleTime is not an authoritative example of anything, we follow 
the normal conventions. I have never heard that RC wouldn't be a 
release. For every project I have ever seen publishing an RC it has been 
  a "release" which is of course tagged in the vcs.

--Eeli Kaikkonen

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