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Re: removing old snapshot CVS tags?
"Joseph S. Myers" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> You don't think that, when someone does a study on "The Cultural and
> Technical Development of the EGCS Project, 1997-1999" (perhaps as part of
> a more general historical study of free software development), they might
> want to look at the changing perspectives on the uses of snapshots versus
> CVS and the influences particular brokennesses in the tree
Why can't we create a monthly (or yearly) dump of the actual CVS
repository, to support such research (this might make some sense for
other reasons as well)? Are the disk space requirements so immense?