[wp-hackers] Plugin updates

Joost de Valk joost at yoast.com
Mon Dec 7 08:00:12 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 8:20 AM, Jared Bangs <jaredbangs at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12/6/09, Joost de Valk <joost at yoast.com> wrote:
> > I only missed one: the plugin file in that tags directory.
> This question may or may not have anything to do with the issue you
> experienced, but from that description it sounds like the tag was not
> created via a svn copy. Just curious whether that was true, and if so
> how did you do it (just manually adding the tag dir?) and why?
> It's been my experience that the "best practice" re: tags is to always
> create them as copies of the associated release branch (or trunk if
> not using branches), and essentially treat them as "read-only"
> snapshots of what was released at any given point in time or release
> version. The svn copy command makes this easy to do and also takes
> advantage of subversion then being aware of that relationship and not
> needing to store extra files, etc.
> Not looking to start some sort of argument here; just curious if other
> people are doing things differently and interested to learn why, for
> my own education.
> Great plugin, BTW.

I normally do make them through svn copy, and did so here too, but forgot to
change the version number in that file before making the copy, apparently ;)


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