Bookmarks in core?

Matt Mackall mpm at
Wed Dec 8 13:23:11 CST 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-08 at 19:41 +0100, Dan Villiom Podlaski Christiansen
> On 29 Nov 2010, at 20:07, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > Discuss.
> One thing that worries me a bit is if bookmarks are core part of  
> Mercurial, but won't be retained when bundling. Currently, if you make  
> bundle of a repository and unbundle it somewhere else, the new  
> repository contains everything that was in the original.
> If bookmarks are made part of core, shouldn't they somehow be retained  
> in a bundle? If possible, it would be nice if bookmarks could be  
> stored in a backwards-compatible with previous versions ignoring the  
> extra data.

If we predicate bookmarks in core on adding difficult infrastructure
(this is completely impossible with the current bundle format), then
it'll never happen.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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