Bookmarks in core?

Matt Mackall mpm at
Wed Dec 1 13:17:46 CST 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-01 at 11:43 +0100, Didly Bom wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Isaac Jurado <diptongo at>
> wrote:
>         You forget a critical case: hg clone -r tagX.  The new
>         repository will
>         NOT recognize tagX.  So that is quite annoying when you do
>         clone based
>         branching, like we do at work.  But we have to live with it
>         because
>         Mercurial is the most conveninent tool we found for the job.
> You are right, I had forgotten about that other well known gotcha of
> tags (probably because we don't often clone to a tag).

Clone -r exists to truncate history to a given point, not as a
convenient shorthand for hg clone; hg up. The convenient shorthand is

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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