[Bioperl-l] move ancient branches to attic
cjfields at illinois.edu
Fri May 14 00:27:22 UTC 2010
Let's go through and check which branches are specifically merged back to trunk and delete those first, then list the ones that aren't or we're unsure of. If needed we can move those to an 'attic', like Moose.
On May 13, 2010, at 6:05 PM, Robert Buels wrote:
> The gain is to avoid having useless things hanging around. Every time somebody has to read through a list of 50 branches to find the maybe 5 that are useful, it's time lost.
> In other word, it's the same gain that you get from cleaning off your desk, so that you can see where you put things.
> Hilmar Lapp wrote:
>> Why? What is the gain from deleting branches that you don't know whether they are dead or not?
>> On May 13, 2010, at 6:13 PM, Robert Buels wrote:
>>> To clean up branches, I propose to deleting branches (merged or not) whose head is older than Jan 1, 2006, and moving branches to attic/ whose head is older than Jan 1, 2009.
>>> Note that there are still tags for all the old releases, so those won't be lost.
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