Kevin Bullock kbullock+mercurial at
Thu May 12 09:38:03 CDT 2011

On 10 May 2011, at 2:06 AM, Adrian Buehlmann wrote:

> On 2011-05-10 03:32, Steve Losh wrote:
>> On 05/09/11 at 01:08P, Matt Mackall wrote:
>>> The point remains: we're not going to add a dozen different types of
>>> markers to cover all useful behaviors (the above table suggests 64
>>> possible types!). Even having one for each column above would be too
>>> many. Even the four we currently have: too many. I'm planning
>>> deprecating[1] localtags soon. 
>> Sure, not in core.  Seems like a good candidate for an extension (non-bundled) if
>> someone is feeling ambitious though.
> It's unlikely that I'll try that. But it's good to know that this stamps
> feature is unwanted on Mercurial.
> Veracity repos will be full of those stamps, since people like them.
> As soon as someone tries to convert a veracity (=vv) repo to hg,

Since when is there already a veracity reader for the convert module?

> they
> will notice that they'll lose their stamps. So people will stay on vv.
> Clever marketing strategy.

And who's to say that a vv->hg conversion couldn't convert stamps to bookmarks?

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Kevin R. Bullock

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